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If observations from a specific experiment (for instance, scores computed on 10…Continue
By improving its search and relevancy engines, to include item price as a main factor. The type of optimization and ROI boosting described below applies to all digital catalogs. Here we focus on books.…Continue
The solution is simple: leverage external data, and simplify your predictive model.
Back in 2000 I was working with GE's analytic team to improve sales forecasts for NBC Internet, a web portal owned by NBC. The sales / finance…Continue
The credit card transaction described here in details is a real example of a fraudulent transaction performed by organized criminals, undetected by all financial institutions involved, and very easy to detect with simple text mining techniques.
It was not caught by any of the financial…Continue
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Hiring managers always assumed that I was a very detailed-oriented person. It turns out that this is not the case: I'm certainly a very analytic person, yet I always think "big picture", and everybody who knows me well would say that I am everything but detail-oriented.…
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Correlation may not imply causation, but it sure can help us insinuate it.
By Rajeshekara V. Maiya, Infosys.
Each year, we add two billion hexabytes (that’s two billion billion bytes) of data just in social conversation. American companies, across 15 sectors, with more than 1,000 employees each store on an average more data than the U.S. Library of Congress.
Move over, Information Age, the era of big data…Continue
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November 7, 2011
How companies are achieving competitive advantage through analytics
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This week another analytics company raked in a fresh round of funding. This time it was entity-oriented text analytics software provider, Digital Reasoning. While the amount has not been publicly stated, the small Tennessee-based company has scored some major federal contracts since 2004—and with the new investment claims it will be…Continue
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Welcome to the UC Irvine Machine Learning Repository!We currently maintain 211 data sets as a service to the machine learning community. You may view all data sets through our searchable interface. Our old web site is still available, for those who prefer the…
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