- Lies, damn lies and data mining algorithms - Aug 31, 2011.
excessive use of data mining can undermine the entire industry; Segmenting risk in insurance eventually destroys the possibility to spread risk equitably. Similar danger exists in other industries.
- KDnuggets 11:n21, What do you call it? Great education, courses options; KDD-2011 recap - Aug 31, 2011.
Latest analytics/data mining news, including Features (6) | Courses, Events (9) | Jobs (7) | Academic (2) | Publications (2) | NewsBriefs (5) | CFP (7)
- The New Big Data - Aug 23, 2011.
Big data is forcing researchers to find new techniques for knowledge discovery and data mining.
- Analytics-as-a-Service: Understanding how Amazon.com is changing the rules - Aug 23, 2011.
requires some serious heavy lifting and complex infrastructure. Enter the AWS cloud. The cloud offers some interesting value 1) on demand; 2) pay-as-you-go; 3) elastic; 4) programmable; 5) abstraction; and in many cases 6) better security.
- KDnuggets 11:n20: Top languages for data mining; KDD Innovation, Service Awards - Aug 17, 2011.
Latest analytics and data mining news, including Features (9) | Courses, Events (3) | Webcasts (1) | Software (3) | Jobs (8) | Academic (3) | Meetings (1) | Publications (2) | NewsBriefs (8) | CFP (7)
- Gartner: Social Analytics Reaches "Hype Peak" - Aug 15, 2011.
Social Analytics is in the "Peak of Inflated Expectations", when a frenzy of publicity typically generates over-enthusiasm and unrealistic expectations. Predictive Analytics, on the other hand, is quite close to mainstream adoption.
- Interview with Rapid-I Ingo Mierswa and Simon Fischer - Aug 12, 2011.
Ajay Ohri interviews CEO, R&D Head of Rapid-I, makers of RapidMiner, a leading open-source suite for analytics and data mining. They talk about algorithms marketplace, extensions , big data analytics, hadoop, mobile computing and use of the graphical user interface in analytics.
- Exclusive Text Analytics Content - Aug 10, 2011.
as part of launch of West Coast Text Analytics Summit, Nov 10-11, San Jose, get free access to exclusive text analytics industry information.
- Sex, Lies and Data Mining - Aug 7, 2011.
The essence of this curious book is in its 11th chapter, which attempts to explain what the "Mona Lisa" has in common with Chicken McNuggets, vampire novels and the concluding scene of most pornographic videos.
- KDnuggets 11:n19, Languages for Data Mining? Shopper Challenge - Aug 3, 2011.
Latest news on data mining & analytics, including Features (5) | Courses, Events (1) | Software (1) | Jobs (4) | Competitions (1) | Meetings (1) | Publications (3) | NewsBriefs (4) | CFP (6)
- Interviewing Data Miners and Modelers - Aug 2, 2011.
Tim Graettinger on his approach to interviewing data miners and modelers.