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KDnuggetsTM News 08:n12, Jun 24, 2008

Features | Software | Webcasts | Courses | Jobs | Academic | Publications | Briefs | CFP | Quote
  1. Poll Results: Largest DB data mined, by region
  2. New Poll: Can a Machine Learning Algorithm ever be fully trusted?
  3. Usama Fayyad on his resignation from Yahoo and future plans
  4. 2008 IEEE ICDM Research Contributions and Outstanding Service Awards, nominations due Aug 15
  5. KDD-08 accepted papers, tutorials and panel, Aug 24-27, Las Vegas
  6. TIBCO buys Data Mining Company Insightful for $25 Million
  7. Commentary on Insightful acquisition: forest fire effect
Software
  1. Miner3D 7.1: Raising the bar for Visual OLAP
  2. Explorative data mining powered by Viscovery® for SPSS® users
  3. Information Builders adds Rattle (RStat) for Predictive Analytics
Webcasts
  1. July 10 Webinar: Applications of Multiple Outcome Optimization in Predictive Modeling
Courses
  1. Achieve your goals with data mining courses from SAS
Jobs
  1. Stamford, CT: Quantitative Trading and Operations at LYZ Capital Advisors LLC
  2. Detroit, MI: Assoc Dir, Marketing Strategy & Analysis US at Digitas
  3. Redmond, WA: Clickfraud Data Miner, at Microsoft adCenter
  4. Appleton, or Middleton (Madison Metro), WI: Data Mining Analyst at West Business Services
  5. anywhere in the US: Analytic Consultant - CHQ-0152047 at IBM
  6. Los Gatos, CA: Manager, Marketing Forecasting & Analysis, job 2183 at Netflix
  7. Los Gatos, CA: Director, Marketing Modeling and Analytics, job 2215 at Netflix
  8. Redwood Shores, CA: Senior Rocket Scientist - Data Mining at Rocket Fuel Inc.
  9. Redwood Shores, CA: Senior Rocket Scientist - Server Development at Rocket Fuel Inc.
Academic
  1. Postdoc Researcher in data mining at U. of Florida, Gainesville
  2. Postdoc in Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery at U. Michigan, Ann Arbor
  3. Postdoctoral Fellow in Computational Biology at U. Belfast, UK
Publications
  1. Data Mining Techniques Unearth Major Click Fraud Botnet
  2. The Importance of Straight Data: For Simplicity, Desirable for Good Modeling
  3. Data Mining IX: Data Mining, Protection, Detection and Other Security Technologies
  4. SIGEVOlution Volume 2 Issue 4 is Out!
  5. IBM Publication: Dynamic Warehousing: Data Mining Made Easy
  6. Turn Delicious bookmarks into recommendations with InSuggest
  7. Online Measurement and Strategy Report 2008
Briefs
  1. Centrifuge Systems Launches Ground-Breaking Information Visualization Product
  2. FM Offers Social Media Metrics
  3. Business Objects Adds Data Mining to Its BI Software
  4. Teradata Improves Analytics for Business Users
  5. Fleet Businesses Discover Fuel Savings By Data Mining
  6. Sybase and KXEN to Deliver Next Generation Advanced Analytics and Data Mining
  7. SPSS Text Mining Reveals Greater Customer Insights
  8. Jingwei Interactive Wireless Campaign for China Circuit Championship
  9. LinkedIn Gets $53 Million, Valued at $1 Billion
  10. Calculating text analytics ROI: Start small and focus on customer data
CFP
  1. PIKM 2008: Workshop for Ph.D. Students in Information and Knowledge Management, due Jul 20
    ICDM '08: The 8th IEEE International Conference on Data Mining, due Jul 7
    Visual Analytics Challenge, due Jul 11
    Video Mining 2008, ICDM-08 workshop, due Aug 1
    ACM SAC Special Track on Data Mining, due Aug 16
    Visual Analytics Evaluation spec. issue, due Sep 12
    SDM'09: Siam Conference On Data Mining, due Oct 3
    Industrial, Engineering Applications of Applied Intelligent Systems, due Nov 8
Quote
The best answer to the question, "Will computers ever be as smart as humans?"

is probably --

Yes, but only briefly

From IEEE Spectrum special issue on singularity

Frequent words/terms in this issue:
algorithm analysis analytics application business client company customer data data+mining experience information intelligence knowledge marketing mining model modeling online performance predictive research result software spss system team technology time tool user work yahoo

Most viewed of all items

* 3. Usama Fayyad on his resignation from Yahoo and future plans
* 1. Poll Results: Largest DB data mined, by region
* 5. KDD-08 accepted papers, tutorials and panel, Aug 24-27, Las Vegas
* 6. TIBCO buys Data Mining Company Insightful for $25 Million
* 7. Commentary on Insightful acquisition: forest fire effect
* 2. New Poll: Can a Machine Learning Algorithm ever be fully trusted?
* 42. PIKM 2008: Workshop for Ph.D. Students in Information...
* 8. Miner3D 7.1: Raising the bar for Visual OLAP
* 25. Data Mining Techniques Unearth Major Click Fraud Botnet
* 9. Explorative data mining powered by Viscovery® for SPSS® users

Most viewed Software:

* 8. Miner3D 7.1: Raising the bar for Visual OLAP
* 9. Explorative data mining powered by Viscovery® for SPSS® users

Most viewed Jobs:

* 17. anywhere in the US: Analytic Consultant - CHQ-0152047 at IBM
* 20. Redwood Shores, CA: Senior Rocket Scientist - Data Mining
* 13. Stamford, CT: Quantitative Trading and Operations at LYZ Capital
* 15. Redmond, WA: Clickfraud Data Miner, at Microsoft adCenter
* 16. Appleton, or Middleton (Madison Metro), WI: Data Mining Analyst

Most viewed Publications:

* 25. Data Mining Techniques Unearth Major Click Fraud Botnet
* 29. IBM Publication: Dynamic Warehousing: Data Mining Made Easy
* 26. The Importance of Straight Data: For Simplicity, Desirable
* 27. Data Mining IX: Data Mining, Protection, Detection and Security

Most viewed Briefs:

* 34. Business Objects Adds Data Mining to Its BI Software
* 32. Centrifuge Systems Launches Information Visualization
* 40. LinkedIn Gets $53 Million, Valued at $1 Billion
* 41. Calculating text analytics ROI: Start small and focus on customer data
* 35. Teradata Improves Analytics for Business Users


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