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KDnuggetsTM News 08:n24, Dec 18, 2008

Features | Jobs | Academic | Publications | Briefs | CFP | Quote
  1. Poll Results: top conferences for KDnuggets readers
  2. New Poll: Industries / Fields where you applied Data Mining in 2008
  3. Netflix Progress Prize 2008 awarded to team BellKor in BigChaos
  4. Most popular KDnuggets News items in 2008
  5. ICWSM Data Challenge - 44 million blog posts - what can you find?
  6. Meet 2008 Netflix Progress Prize winner at Predictive Analytics World
Jobs
  1. San Francisco, CA: Senior Home Price Index Analyst at First American
  2. Mettawa, IL: Senior Analyst, Credit Policy and Risk at HSBC - North America
  3. Minneapolis, MN: Data Mining Researcher at nXn Tech
  4. Hoffman Estates, IL: Statistical Analyst at Career Education Corporation
Academic
  1. Durham, NC: Knight Professor of the Practice of Journalism: computational journalism position at Duke U.
  2. Bioinformatics PostDoc Position at U. Alberta
Publications
  1. Department of Homeland Security data mining report to Congress
  2. New book: Data Mining for Intelligence, Fraud & Criminal Detection
  3. DHS creates privacy principles for scientific research
Briefs
  1. Jiawei Han, Qiang Yang elevated to IEEE Fellows
  2. CiteSeerX and SeerSuite - Adding to the Semantic Web
  3. Anti-fraud effort nets $551M
  4. Data mining of inpatient records reveals the disease pattern of obstructive sleep apnea
  5. NeuroXL Classifier add-in adds neural network functions to Excel
  6. Phil Brierley and David Vogel win NCDM Analytic Challenge
CFP
  1. Biomedical Data Mining (AIBDM'09), due Jan 5
    MLDM 2009, due Jan 6
    Workshop on Analysis of Dynamic Networks, due Jan 15
    KDD-09, due Jan 19 (workshop proposals)
    KDD-09 Research papers, due Feb 2 (abstracts)
    KDD-09 Industry/Government track papers, due Feb 6
    KDD-09 Panels / Tutorials, due Feb 23
Quote
Happy New Year,
新年快乐 ( Xin Nian Kuai Le),
Guten Rutsch ins neue Jahr,
Bonne Année,
Nav varsh ki shubh kamnayey,
Felice Anno Nuovo,
Feliz Año Nuevo,
Feliz Ano Novo,
明けましておめでとうございます (Akemashite Omedetô),
Gelukkig Nieuwjaar,
Szczęśliwego Nowego Roku,
Καλή Χρονιά (Kalí Chroniá),
Seh Heh Bok Mani Bat Uh Seyo,
חג חנוכה שמח (Hag Hanukkah Sameah),
Cчастливого Нового Года,
and Happy Holidays to all KDnuggets readers!

Gregory
Gregory Piatetsky-Shapiro
Editor, KDnuggets

The top 20 countries with the most readers are mostly in the same order as in 2007 and are: USA, China, Germany, United Kingdom, France, India (up to #6 from #7), Canada (down to #7 from #6), Italy, Spain, Taiwan, Brazil, Australia, Japan, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal (up to #16 from #17), Greece (down to #17 from #16), Belgium, Singapore, and Israel (up to #20 from #21).

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

* 3. Netflix Progress Prize 2008
* 1. Top conferences
* 14. New book: Data Mining for Intelligence, Fraud Detection
* 4. Top KDnuggets News items in 2008
* 5. ICWSM Data Challenge - 44 million blog posts
* 2. New Poll: Industries / Fields where you applied Data Mining in 2008
* 13. Department of Homeland Security data mining report to Congress
* 22. CFP: Calls for Papers
* 6. Meet 2008 Netflix Progress Prize winner at Predictive Analytics World
* 19. Data mining of inpatient records finds pattern of apnea

Most viewed Jobs:

* 9. Minneapolis, MN: Data Mining Researcher at nXn Tech
* 10. Hoffman Estates, IL: Statistical Analyst at Career Education

Most viewed Publications:

* 14. New book: Data Mining for Intelligence, Fraud & Detection
* 13. Department of Homeland Security data mining report to Congress

Most viewed Briefs:

* 19. Data mining of inpatient records finds pattern of apnea
* 18. Anti-fraud effort nets $551M
* 16. Jiawei Han, Qiang Yang elevated to IEEE Fellows


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