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Vincent Granville's Blog – March 2011 Archive (6)

Wikipedia Vandalism Detection with Text Mining: submit your solution!

The definition of vandalism at Wikipedia includes "any addition, removal, or change of content made in a deliberate attempt to compromise the integrity of Wikipedia." Hence, Wikipedia vandalism detection comprises the following classification task:

Given a set of edits on Wikipedia articles, the task is to separate the ill-intentioned edits from the well-intentioned edits.…

Added by Vincent Granville on March 22, 2011 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery, by Ralf Mikut, Markus Reischl, 9 MAR 2011


The development and application of data mining algorithms requires the use of powerful software tools. As the number of available tools continues to grow, the choice of the most suitable tool becomes increasingly difficult. This paper attempts to support the decision-making process by discussing the historical development and presenting a range of existing state-of-the-art data mining and related tools.…


Added by Vincent Granville on March 20, 2011 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment

Future of Web Analytics: Interview with Dr. Vincent Granville

Dr. Granville is the founder of  Analyticbridge, the leading social network for analytic professionals, with more than 30,000 members. He has created several patents related to web traffic quality scoring, and he is an invited speaker at leading international data mining conferences. Vincent has consulted with Visa, eBay, Wells Fargo, Microsoft, CNET, LowerMyBills,…


Added by Vincent Granville on March 12, 2011 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Predictive Analtyics - Solve a Critical Quality Problem | Statistica

root cause analysis with predictive analytics  Recently, my colleagues and I worked with a BioPharmaceutical  Manufacturing company to apply predictive analytics methods to solve a  critical product quality problem. We were looking for root cause(s) of this  complex problem.

 The company manufactures vaccines, under strict regulatory guidelines for  sterile manufacturing and packaging environments.

 The Problem: Specifically, in an important part of the process in which  they manufacture one of…


Added by Vincent Granville on March 8, 2011 at 1:19pm — No Comments

Teradata Corp agreed to buy privately held analytics company Aster Data for $263 million and this is Teradata’s second buy in two months

* Teradata says deal will not add to rev in 2011

* Says deal to be dilutive to 2011 EPS

* Says to get $21 mln in cash from Aster balance sheet (Adds conference call details, industry context, share)

March 3 (Reuters) - Teradata Corp agreed to buy privately held analytics company Aster…


Added by Vincent Granville on March 7, 2011 at 1:47pm — No Comments

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