New entries for companies, datasets, education, faq, meetings, software, solutions, websites.
In Companies » Consulting
- bitsnbrains, provides data mining, information retrieval, machine learning, forecasting and linguistics services. Valencia, Spain.
- KCM Solutions, one of Canada's most reliable providers of IBM Cognos Business Analytics. Contact us to try it for free in your environment! Based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
- Data Source Handbook, A Guide to Public Data, by Pete Warden, O'Reilly (Jan 2011).
- DataMarket, visualize the world's economy, societies, nature, and industries, with 100 million time series from UN, World Bank, Eurostat and other important data providers.
- EconData, thousands of economic time series, produced by a number of US Government agencies.
- GeoDa Center, geographical and spatial data.
- Hilary Mason research-quality Big Data sets collection - many text and image datasets.
- Peter Skomoroch dataset Bookmarks
- Time Series Data Library
In Education » Online and web-based
- Big Data University, offering online classes on Hadoop and DB2.
In Education » USA/Canada
- Centennial College, offering Marketing - Research and Analytics Graduate Certificate program, in collaboration with SAS. Ontario, Canada.
- Databases, Data Mining, and Computational Biology at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC.
- Oct 14-16, Data Without Borders Datadive, New York, NY.
- Nov 4-6, Data Without Borders Datadive, San Francisco, CA.
- Nov 8-10, Big Data Summit, Miami, FL.
- Nov 10-11, Marketing Analytics Boston 2011, a Henry Stewart Conference, Boston, MA, USA.
- Feb 28 - Mar 1, 2012 O'Reilly Strata Conference, Making Data Work. Santa Clara, CA.
- Mar 5-7, 2012 Predictive Analytics World, San Francisco, CA (March 4-10, including workshops).
- Mar 5-7, 2012 Text Analytics World, San Francisco, CA.
- Apr 25-26, 2012 Predictive Analytics World, Toronto, Canada.
- June 26-27, 2012 Predictive Analytics World, Chicago, IL.
- Aug 12-16, 2012 KDD 2012, Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, Beijing, China.
In Software » Web Content Mining, Screen scraping
- Scrapy, a fast high-level screen scraping and web crawling framework in Python.
In Websites » Blogs and News on Data Mining, Web Mining and Analytics
- Dan Steinberg blog, from the President of Salford Systems.