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KDnuggetsTM News 06:n20, Oct 23, 2006

Features | Software | Courses | Jobs | Academic/Research | Publications | Briefs | Meetings | CFP | Quote
  1. Poll Results: Interest in the Netflix Prize
  2. New Poll: Professional Associations You Belong To?
  3. Top items from KDnuggets News 06:n19, Oct 10
  4. New competition: AGNOSTIC LEARNING vs. PRIOR KNOWLEDGE
Software
  1. SAS® Model Manager to speed value of predictive analytics
  2. Rattle: Open-source GUI for data mining using R
Courses
  1. DATA MINING: Levels I, II & III [ Las Vegas: Dec | Orlando: Jan ]
Jobs
  1. Palo Alto, CA: Member Technical Staff - Content Analysis / Data - 976456 at HP Labs
  2. Seattle Area, WA: Click Fraud/DM Program Manager at MSN AdCenter
  3. Ellicott City, MD: Data Mining / Web Applications Specialist at HEA
Academic/Research
  1. Chicago, IL: Research Scientist at National Center for Data Mining at UIC
  2. Postdoctoral Fellowship in Disease Outbreak Modeling at U. Pitt
Publications
  1. New Book: Java Data Mining: Strategy, Standard, and Practice
  2. R You Ready for Open Source Statistics?
  3. Video of "Search, Google, and Life: Sergey Brin" lecture at Berkeley
  4. On-line book: Data Mining Desktop Survival Guide, by Graham Williams
  5. The $1 Million Netflix Challenge
Briefs
  1. Broad Institute Connectivity Map: New Web tool may speed drug discovery
  2. Anderson Analytics Helps Lingerie Boutique "Under-stand" Buyers' Attitudes about Underwear
  3. ChoiceStream Recommends a Better Solution for Netflix’s Movie Service
  4. HPC Analytics Challenge Finalists
  5. $10 Million Investment to Boost InforSense Expansion
  6. Managing knowledge for the new economy
  7. Strato adds patent-pending spam filter with social graph analysis
  8. DemandTec selects Insightful's S-PLUS
  9. Fair Isaac Adds Spidering to Model Builder
  10. Data checks on drug cheats
  11. ClearForest Modeler - Text Analytics for the Business User
  12. Barclays Global Investors Deploys Insightful's S-PLUS
Meetings
  1. British AI-2006: Cambridge, UK, Dec 11-13
    EVIC 2006, Latin American Summer School on Computational Intelligence, Chile, Dec 13-15
    ICDM'06: IEEE Int. Conf. on Data Mining, Dec 18-22, Hong Kong
CFP
  1. New Directions and Challenges of Near-Duplicate Detection, due Oct 31
Quote
There is no reason a person would want a computer in his home,

Ken Olsen, co-founder and head of then leading U.S. computer company Digital Equipment Corp. (DEC) in 1977


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