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Vincent Granville's Blog – October 2012 Archive (17)

Simple technique to improve poor predictive models

This technique does not exploit the original data used to produce the model, but just the predicted and observed values, and nothing else. It was initially designed in the context of time series, to improve daily weather forecasts or daily stock trading signals.

The enhanced model in the chart below is an example of…

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Added by Vincent Granville on October 30, 2012 at 10:00pm — 2 Comments

Reverse word of mouth advertising to find a new position

This simple computational marketing technique, called reverse endorsement, will let you (indirectly) sell yourself to hiring managers, without having to write anything or talk to anyone.

Reverse endorsement leverages the "Skills & Expertise" feature now found on most LinkedIn profiles. I believe that when LinkedIn…

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Added by Vincent Granville on October 28, 2012 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Top 16 articles for week ending October 24

From Data Science Central and AnalyticBridge

  1. Splunk for Hadoop – Real Time Analytics…
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Added by Vincent Granville on October 25, 2012 at 10:00pm — No Comments

How to reverse-engineer Google?

Or blending data science with the art of search engine optimization (SEO). Here we propose a statistical methodology to increase the amount of organic traffic that a web site receives from Google for specific keywords, leveraging SEO principles to make it a real science, not just an art.

Traditionally, SEO (when implemented by…

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Added by Vincent Granville on October 25, 2012 at 9:30pm — 3 Comments

10 Tips to Create Useful & Beautiful Visualizations

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Added by Vincent Granville on October 24, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

36 articles from top news outlets

Here is our selection for this week:

  1. Data Science: Neither Elementary Nor Magic…
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Added by Vincent Granville on October 24, 2012 at 12:30am — No Comments

Greenplum & Kaggle partnership, and OpenChorus

Greenplum is very excited to announce the availability of the Greenplum Chorus source code and continue its goal of enabling organizations to derive greater insight and economic value from Big Data through a partnership with Kaggle, a platform for data science competitions. 

 
Greenplum’s …
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Added by Vincent Granville on October 23, 2012 at 11:28am — No Comments

Top 27 articles for week ending October 18

From Data Science Central and AnalyticBridge

  1. Sponsored: Free 30-day Vertica trial (HP's analytic and data base platform)…
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Added by Vincent Granville on October 18, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

10 startups leading the way in 'big data' | VentureBeat

The future is now: 10 startups leading the way in ‘big data’…

The future is now: 10 startups leading the way in ‘big data’
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Added by Vincent Granville on October 17, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments

The probability paradox: your next car crash

Your chance of having a car accident in the next 25,000 miles is independent of how many car accidents you had during the last 25,000 miles, or even during the last 300,000 miles for that matter.

In other words, the car accident process is a memory-less stochastic process. You'd think that if you have been driving for…

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Added by Vincent Granville on October 14, 2012 at 6:33pm — 4 Comments

Top 17 articles for week ending October 9

From Data Science Central and AnalyticBridge

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Added by Vincent Granville on October 9, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments

A stable Ponzi scheme

Here's an idea about how data scientists could make a living as a self-employed entrepreneur:

Use an official index that measures what it costs, on average (per year), to attend University in US. Create a company that will sell shares on a private market, related to this index. When people are very confident in the value of a…

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Added by Vincent Granville on October 6, 2012 at 7:00pm — 4 Comments

My LinkedIn Profile

Dr. Vincent Granville is a visionary data scientist with 15 years of data mining, big data, text mining, predictive modeling, business analytics, quantitative analysis and digital analytics experience. Vincent is widely recognized as the leading expert in scoring technology, fraud detection and web traffic…
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Added by Vincent Granville on October 5, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Sponsored Webinar: How can big data help you?

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Added by Vincent Granville on October 4, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments

Top 16 articles for week ending October 2

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Added by Vincent Granville on October 2, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

19 big data articles that you must read

Analytics, big data, data science... All of them were posted in major news oultets (WSJ, MIT, etc.) in the last 10 days. Enjoy the reading!

  1. An Introduction to Text Analytics…
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Added by Vincent Granville on October 1, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments

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