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Check the three charts below: only one shows no pattern and is truly random. Which one?…Continue
This is a part of our continuing series on engineering and analytics at LinkedIn. If this isn’t your cup of Java, check back tomorrow for regular LinkedIn programming. Else, check out our Engineering Blog. - Ed.
Sharing knowledge is part of our core culture at LinkedIn, whether it’s through …Continue
Added by Vincent Granville on September 26, 2011 at 12:41pm — No Comments
See below an example of an Analyticbridge email campaign that was monitored over a period of about 600 days. It clearly shows that 20% of all clicks originate after day #5. Yet most advertisers and publishers ignore clicks occurring after day #3. Not only 20% of all clicks occurred after day #3, but the best clicks (in terms of conversions) occurred several weeks after the email…Continue
Hackers have proved they can crack just about any computer network, from Sony's to Citigroup's. Afterward, they face another challenge: unloading the virtual booty.
They often take stolen credit card numbers, online banking credentials, e-mail logins, and Social Security numbers to a sprawling network of underground chat rooms and invitation-only forums, where such data are bought and sold. Law enforcement investigators hoping to catch the crooks lurk there as well, but with hacking…Continue
Added by Vincent Granville on September 22, 2011 at 11:02am — No Comments
StatSoft announces the release of their new YouTube video series on Text Mining. The series will provide hands-on tutorials of text mining applications. StatSoft will release a new video every week. Subscribers to the StatSoft YouTube channel will have quick and easy access to the videos as soon as they become available. Users can also register to receive emails every time a new video is…Continue
Added by Vincent Granville on September 16, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Added by Vincent Granville on September 16, 2011 at 12:40pm — No Comments
Here's their article:
Some entrepreneurs set out to change the world. Steve Jobs comes to mind. Others try to solve a niche problem and discover, over time, that the whole world wants their magic. Such is Jim Goodnight, the cofounder, chairman and CEO of SAS, the Cary, N.C.-based leader in the suddenly hot field of high-powered analytics software.
Goodnight, 68, is a tall Southerner with…
Added by Vincent Granville on September 15, 2011 at 1:55pm — No Comments
When you do a search for "career objectives" on Google India (www.google.in), the first result showing up is from a US-based job board specializing in data mining and analytical jobs. The Google link in question redirects to a page that does not even contain the string "career objective". In short, Google is pushing a US web site that has nothing to do with "career objectives" as…Continue
You asked for it, you got it. The central FAQs regarding Predictive Analytics World (PAW) (Oct 16-21) and Text Analytics World (TAW) (Oct 19-20) NYC's conference agenda, answered by the founding chair, Eric Siegel.
Why should I come to Predictive Analytics World NYC?
Predictive Analytics World is the leading and largest cross-vendor conference covering commercial deployment. There's nowhere else you'll find as much content and as many leading…Continue
Added by Vincent Granville on September 13, 2011 at 11:53am — No Comments
This article discusses a random number generator with an infinite period.
One of the best random sets of digits (extensively tested for randomness by hundreds of scientists using thousands of tests both in small and high dimensions) is the decimals of Pi. Despite its random character being superior to most…Continue
Read my full interview for AMSTATat http://magazine.amstat.org/blog/2011/09/01/webanalytics/. You will also find my list of recommended books. Here is a copy of the interview, in case the original article (posted on AMSTAT News) disappear.
(Dr. Granville's Interview for AMSTAT)
Vincent Granville is chief scientist at a publicly traded company and the founder of AnalyticBridge. He has consulted on…Continue
June 22, 2011
How are organizations using analytics? Can people access the…
Added by Vincent Granville on September 6, 2011 at 2:59pm — No Comments
Social Media Tips for Analytics Professionals
From Text and Data Mining to Market Research and Social Media Consulting, few are more influential than today’s guests. In advance of the West Coast Text Analytics Summit (Nov. 10-11, San Jose), Text Analytics News caught up with four analytics leaders who are helping…Continue
How do stars get a brightness score?
I've spent many hours looking at the sky over several years with the naked eye - in the mountains, where you can see the Milky Way and shooting stars everyday day the sky is clear - and I have the following questions:…Continue
Great list created by Sandro. Here are the top 6 (by alphabetical order). The full list contains several dozens of interesting data mining blogs, see http://www.dataminingblog.com/list-of-blogs/. Time permitting, I will also produce a list of most visited analytics websites, with popularity trends.
One of the most valuable tools that I've used, when performing exploratory analysis, is building a data dictionary. It offers the following advantages: