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There are three ways to look at data. The first is analytics. This is when you look at data from the (potentially very recent) past. Think analytics. It allows you to explore the questions what happened and why did it happen? The second is monitoring. This is looking at things as they happen. In many cases, monitoring is used to find abnormalities. Finally, there is…Continue
You’re working on the MAIN MODEL. The one that leverages half the company’s assets, and on which your paycheck and that of many others depends. You’ve already run through a stepwise, forward, and backward search of the variables, their interactions, and possible curvatures. What are the most productive things to do next?
Here are a couple of ideas…Continue
Added by David G. Young on April 27, 2016 at 8:07am — No Comments
Uplift modeling, also known as incremental modeling, true lift modeling, or net-lift modeling is a predictive modeling technique that directly models the incremental impact of a treatment (such as a direct marketing action) on an individual’s behavior. Uplift modeling has…Continue
Its taking more time to create the dataframe everyday. Did anyone over here worked in similar situations? How did you…
Practicing Data science…
Added by Manish Bhoge on October 18, 2013 at 12:22pm — No Comments
The Financial Times reviewed my book, Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, or Die.
Click here to read the full Financial Times review (free membership required).
Excerpt from the book review:
Joel Schectman at the Wall Street Journal wrote about a story broken in my new book, Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, or Die.
Wall Street Journal Article:
Book: HP Piloted Program to Predict Which Workers Would Quit
Joel Schectman, Wall Street Journal
Hewlett Packard Co. tested a predictive scoring system that attempted…Continue
Added by Eric Siegel on March 20, 2013 at 2:19pm — No Comments
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Added by Eric Siegel on March 12, 2013 at 11:04am — No Comments
Last October, a colleague and I speculated on how a special, powerful form of predictive analytics would revolutionize presidential campaigning—and, if successful, how it might be poorly received by the public thereafter. In our work, he and I focus more on financial, marketing, and online applications of this technology. But we bet the story would break within politics by 2016 or 2020.
Surprise: There's no wait! After Obama's win in November, we've learned they already did this.…
Added by Eric Siegel on February 20, 2013 at 8:47am — No Comments
The Fiscal Times is running an excerpt from my book, Predictive Analytics, about the Obama campaign's use of uplift modeling (aka net lift or persuasion modeling).
ARTICLE: The Real Story Behind Obama's Election Victory
By Eric Siegel
Elections hang by a thinner thread than you think.
By now you probably know that Barack Obama's 2012 campaign for a second term "moneyballed" the…
Added by Eric Siegel on February 14, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments
Here is the preface for Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, or Die
By Eric Siegel, with a foreword from Tom Davenport
(Wiley, February 2013)
To order the book:…
Added by Eric Siegel on February 8, 2013 at 6:30am — No Comments
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The president of the data mining company I work for recently published a new article on data mining. This article from Tim Graettinger addresses some of the top questions he's been asked during a webinar on data mining that he helps to present:
Added by Daniel Graettinger on May 10, 2011 at 6:59pm — No Comments