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Features | Courses | Jobs | Software | Publications | Briefs | Meetings | CFP | Quote
  • (item1) Poll Results: Data Preparation is about 65-70% of data mining effort
  • (item2) New Poll: Separate feature selection in classification
  • (item3) NSF Information & Data Management Program: proposal submission deadline 01/08/04
Courses (see also KDnuggets Courses page)
  • (item4) Unica Free Web Seminar: Why Use Predictive Analytics? [ Oct 29, Noon ET ]
  • (item5) UCSD Extension courses on Data Mining, Nov 14-15, Dec 5-6, 12-13, San Diego
  • (item6) Data Cleaning Techniques course coming to Cary, NC Nov. 19-20!
  • (item7) CRM experts deliver course in Rockville, MD Nov. 19-21!
  • (item8) DATA MINING: LEVELS I, II & III [ Las Vegas: Dec | Orlando: Feb ]
Jobs (see also KDnuggets Jobs page)
  • (item9) Fairfax, VA: Data Mining Analyst - Implementation/Engagement (Mid or Senior Level) at Mantas
  • (item10) Fairfax, VA: Data Mining Analyst - Product Development (Mid or Senior Level) at Mantas
  • (item11) Sunnyvale, CA: Data Mining Engineer at Yahoo!
Software (see also KDnuggets Software page)
  • (item12) Clementine(R) 8.0 enables real-time Web deployment and streamlined data preparation
  • (item13) Public Release of ADaM 4.0, Algorithm Development and Mining toolkit
  • (item14) Tiksiland v.1.1 - for cluster analysis and linear regression
Publications (see also KDnuggets Publications page)
  • (item15) Distributed Data Mining Bibliography
Briefs
  • (item16) IBM releases visual editor for data mining
  • (item17) Google acquires search personalization start-up
  • (item18) NSF funds initiative for privacy protection integrated with data mining
  • (item19) SPSS releases new versions of ShowCase® Suite analytic and reporting tools
  • (item20) Israeli researchers develop software to accurately identify computer users
  • (item21) ANGOSS Q3 2003 Results; 40% Revenue Growth, Business Expansion
  • (item22) Verizon Using Data Mining to Cut Customer Churn
  • (item23) Siebel kicks off 7.7 with analytics
  • (item24) U.S. data mining riles Latin America
  • (item25) Off-shore data mining?
Meetings (see also KDnuggets Meetings page)
  • (item26) Attend IEEE Data Mining '03, Melbourne, FL, Nov 19-22, 2003
  • (item27) DMSEC'03, Workshop on Data Mining for Computer Security, Nov 19
CFP (see also KDnuggets Meetings page)
  • (item28) CFP: SIGIR 2004 Mentoring Program - deadline Nov 14, 2003
  • (item29) ADM03 - Australasian Data Mining Workshop, deadline Oct 24
    FLAIRS 2004, deadline Oct 24
    ACM SIGMOD 2004, deadline Dec 1
    Data Mining in Resource Constrained Environments, deadline Jan 21
    MLJ: Probabilistic Graphical Models for Classification, deadline Feb 29
    Dialogues 2004, May 22, 2004
Quote
Verizon was able to reduce its churn from over 2 per cent to below 1.5 per cent using the data mining tools, Ksenija Krunic, Verizon Wireless,
www.financialexpress.com/fe_full_story.php?content_id=43556

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