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KDnuggetsTM News 07:n15, Aug 7, 2007

Features | Software | Webcasts | Courses | Jobs | Academic/Research Positions | Publications | Briefs | CFP | Quote
  1. Poll results: Types of Data Analyzed/Mined
  2. New Poll: Is "Data Mining" term tainted?
  3. ACM SIGKDD 2007 Innovation Award to Usama M. Fayyad
  4. ACM SIGKDD 2007 Service Award to Robert Grossman
  5. CFP: KDD Cup & Workshop 2007, Aug 12 at KDD-07, San Jose
  6. Top items from KDnuggets News 07:n14, July 23
  7. IEEE ICDM Data Mining Contest (ICDM DMC 2007), submissions due Sep 26
Software
  1. Free Data Mining Software: RapidMiner 4.0 (formerly YALE)
Webcasts
  1. Webcasts Aug 9/Sep 6: Intro to Data Mining for Absolute Beginners (no charge)
Courses
  1. Online Data Mining Training: CART, MARS, TreeNet, RandomForests
  2. Tools for Discovering Patterns in Data, Sep 17-18, Charlottesville, VA
  3. Data Mining Course Series: Strategy, Methods & Application [ Sept, San Diego | Dec, Las Vegas ]
  4. Short course: Statistical Learning and Data Mining- Washington
Jobs
  1. Lanham, MD: Strategy Director at Merkle
  2. Munich, Germany: SPSS -- Senior Sales Engineer at SPSS
  3. San Jose, CA: Data Layer Lead, Machine Learning Platform at eBay
  4. San Francisco, CA/Remote Possible: Sr. Statistician at ISO Innovative Analytics
  5. Emeryville, CA: Analytic Software Lead Scientist at Fair Isaac Corporation
  6. St. Petersburg, FL: Sr Analyst - Business at HSN
  7. Kirkland, WA: Senior Scientist - Machine Learning, Data-Mining and Statistics at Inrix, Inc.
  8. Indianapolis, IN: Computational Biologist at Dow AgroSciences
  9. Redmond, WA: Software Engineer in Live Search Data Mining team at Microsoft, Live Search Core Relevance group
  10. Redmond, WA: Software Engineer, Web Search Relevance at Microsoft
  11. Redmond, WA: Software Engineer, Live Search Dynamic Ranking at Microsoft
Academic/Research Positions
  1. Belgium: PH.D. student job offers in IR at K.U. Leuven (deadline Aug 19)
  2. Luxembourg: Postdoc/ Doctoral Scholarships in Mining of Data Streams
  3. Portugal: Health Informatics advanced postdoc at LIACC
Publications
  1. Mining of Data Prompted Fight Over Spying
  2. Identifying and Overcoming Common Data Mining Mistakes
  3. The Future of Search - Interview with Peter Norvig
Briefs
  1. Breakthrough Approach Matches Tumor Profiles to Best Possible Anticancer Treatments
  2. Chance and BI - Fooled by a Random Black Swan
  3. Data Mining Figured In Dispute Over NSA
  4. Digital Reasoning® Awarded Patent for Discovering Meaning of Words Solely from Data
  5. Teradata Warehouse Miner 5.1 Enables Businesses to Predict the Future
CFP
  1. Journal of Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce, due Sep 1, 2007
Quote
Lady's skirt principle applied to ad headlines:

ad copy needs to be long enough to cover the essentials and short enough to be interesting.

Bryan Eisenberg, ClickZ

Frequent words/terms in this issue:
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Most viewed of all items

* 8. Free Data Mining Software: RapidMiner 4.0 (formerly YALE)
* 2. New Poll: Is "Data Mining" term tainted?
* 1. Poll results: Types of Data Analyzed/Mined
* 29. Identifying and Overcoming Common Data Mining Mistakes
* 30. The Future of Search - Interview with Peter Norvig
* 3. ACM SIGKDD 2007 Innovation Award to Usama M. Fayyad
* 9. Webcasts Aug 9/Sep 6: Intro to Data Mining for Absolute Beginners ...
* 32. Chance and BI - Fooled by a Random Black Swan
* 7. IEEE ICDM Data Mining Contest (ICDM DMC 2007), due Sep 26
* 28. Mining of Data Prompted Fight Over Spying

Most viewed Jobs:

* 20. Kirkland, WA: Senior Scientist - Machine Learning, Data-Mining ...
* 14. Lanham, MD: Strategy Director at Merkle
* 16. San Jose, CA: Data Layer Lead, Machine Learning Platform at eBay
* 22. Redmond, WA: Software Engineer in Live Search Data Mining team ...
* 17. San Francisco, CA/Remote Possible: Sr. Statistician at ISO ...
* 18. Emeryville, CA: Analytic Software Lead Scientist at Fair Isaac ...

Most viewed Courses:

* 10. Online Data Mining Training: CART, MARS, TreeNet, ...
* 13. Short course: Statistical Learning and Data Mining- Washington

Most viewed Publications:

* 29. Identifying and Overcoming Common Data Mining Mistakes
* 30. The Future of Search - Interview with Peter Norvig

Most viewed Briefs:

* 32. Chance and BI - Fooled by a Random Black Swan
* 34. Digital Reasoning® Awarded Patent for Discovering Meaning of ...
* 31. Breakthrough Approach Matches Tumor Profiles to Best Possible ...


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