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  • (item1) Poll Results: European/Asian data miners median income 50K
  • (item2) New Poll: Your highest current education level
  • (item3) KDD CUP 2003: Mining Complex Networks, deadlines May 16, July 1
  • (item4) Data Mining Research programs
  • (item5) DATA-MINING-CUP 2003
Courses (see also KDnuggets Courses page)
  • (item6) Data Mining Training, May 19-22, Chicago (discount for KDnuggets readers)
  • (item7) DATA MINING: LEVELS I & II [ NYC: June | San Diego: Sep | Las Vegas: Dec ]
  • (item8) New Predictive Modeling E-Course with SAS software from Olivia Parr-Rud!
  • (item9) M2003: SAS 6th Annual Data Mining Technology Conference, Las Vegas, Oct 13-14
Jobs (see also KDnuggets Jobs page)
  • (item10) Malvern, PA USA: RESEARCH SCIENTIST - Siemens Medical - Computer-Aided Diagnosis Group at Siemens Medical Solutions
  • (item11) San Diego, CA: Senior Statistical Scientist at Fair, Isaac
  • (item12) San Diego, CA: Statistical Scientist (must be US citizen or permanent resident) at Fair, Isaac
  • (item13) Berkeley Heights, NJ: Senior Data Miner / Modeler at Skarven Enterprises
  • (item14) Portland, OR: Consulting Opportunity for senior technologist with data mining / analytics experience
  • (item15) Bay Area, CA: Senior Software Engineer, Machine Learning
  • (item16) Tulsa, OK: Data Mining Analyst/Consultant (or Statistician) at StatSoft, Inc.
  • (item17) Dallas/NY/Boston (some travel required): Data Miner / Modeler for Telecom Industry at Data Miners, Inc.
Software (see also KDnuggets Software page)
  • (item18) New and Improved version of GhostMiner, data mining software from Fujitsu
  • (item19) Megaputer finalist for DM Review's World Class Solution Awards
Academic (see also KDnuggets Academic page)
  • (item20) Postdoc position at U. of Illinois at Chicago, National Center for Data Mining
  • (item21) Program Director for AI & Cognitive Science at NSF, application due May 15
  • (item22) MSc in Machine Learning and Data Mining at Bristol, UK
Publications (see also KDnuggets Publications page)
  • (item23) JMLR Special Issue on Variable and Feature Selection
  • (item24) New book: Handbook of Data Mining
  • (item25) BusinessWeek on successful companies using AI and Data Mining
Briefs
  • (item26) Senate bill to can spam
  • (item27) "Final" version of human genome complete
  • (item28) Vladimir Vapnik joins KXEN's scientific committee
  • (item29) Homeland Security Names First Privacy Czar
  • (item30) MKIDS: NSF-funded project for analyzing social networks
  • (item31) Iconix Pharmaceuticals licenses Chemogenomic Data Mining Tools
  • (item32) Marketers propose new infrastructure to fight spam
  • (item33) How spammers get the email addresses? Mostly from the web
  • (item34) Microsoft a big newcomer in Gartner CRM Magic Quadrant
  • (item35) Fios offers Concept-Based Searching and Data Mining of legal texts
Meetings (see also KDnuggets Meetings page)
  • (item36) Workshops/Tutorials of ECML/PKDD-2003, Cavtat-Dubrovnik, Croatia, Sep 22-26, 2003
  • (item37) NSF/NIJ Symposium on Intelligence and Security Informatics, Tucson, AZ, Jun 2-3
CFP (see also KDnuggets Meetings page)
  • (item38) KDD-2003 accepted workshops: Text, Links, Bioinformatics, Multi-relational, Web, Data Cleaning, Fractals, Multimedia, deadlines in May-June
  • (item39) NIPS, Jun 6; ICDM '03, Jun 10; ECML/PKDD workshops, Jun 13, more ...
Quote
From John Klossner cartoon in Computerworld (quoted with his permission).

Cartoon shows an applicant sitting at a desk in front of a manager or HR person, who says:

I am a little surprised. With such extensive experience in predictive analytics, you should have known we wouldn't hire you.
See http://www.jklossner.com/TechToons/index.html
(to be archived under http://www.jklossner.com/web-jklossner/computerworld/data.html) Thanks to Ronny Kohavi for pointing this cartoon.


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