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KDnuggets™ News 11:n13, May 25, 2011

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  • New Poll: Your Education Level - May 24, 2011.
    What is your highest education level? Please vote.
  • Poll Results: analytics/data mining tools used for a real project - May 23, 2011.
    The poll had a record participation (over 1,100 voters). 43% of them used only commercial software, 32% only free software, and 25% both. RapidMiner, R, and Excel were again the most popular tools, with SAS remaining the top commercial tool.
  • Predictive Analytics World New York City 2011 Agenda - May 24, 2011.
    Super Early Bird reg. until Jun 15! Discover new content covering all the latest topics and advanced methods by participating in PAW's workshops, case studies, and educational sessions.
  • KDD Innovation and Service Awards: Nominations due July 1st, 2011 - May 18, 2011.
    KDD Innovation and Service Awards recognize outstanding technical and service contributions to the KDD field. Nominations are due July 1.
  • Most viewed items for May 15-21 - May 22, 2011.
    New Poll: Analytics, Data Mining Tools Used; New Startup in Predictive Analytics Market;
    Top jobs: Data Analyst at DataQuick, San Diego; PhD, Postdoc position in Machine Learning at U. of Hildesheim.
  • Most viewed items for May 8-14 - May 15, 2011.
    New Poll: Analytics, Data Mining Tools Used; Heritage Health Prize Demands Exclusivity; Others Call for a Boycott
    Top jobs: Project manager, data mining / product development at Vadis Consulting, Belgium; Sr. MTS Architect at PayPal.

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  • Last chance to participate: 5th Annual Data Miner Survey - May 23, 2011.
    Rexer Analytics is conducting our 5th annual survey of the analytic behaviors, views and preferences of data mining professionals. Last chance to participate!
  • First Look - Yottamine - May 19, 2011.
    Yottamine Predictive Platform is going to be attractive to modelers who know how to create the right analytic data set to feed into a model and who want to use scalable cloud resources to build their final model.
  • Wikipedia User Contribution Dataset - May 13, 2011.
    prepared for an ongoing study on user reputation and content quality in Wikipedia at U. California, Irvine.

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Jonathan Schooler: Maybe we could just get rid of the decline effect by studying it. [LAUGHTER]. A thought-provoking study which questions the validity of many recent findings in "soft" sciences. http://www.onthemedia.org/transcripts/2011/05/13/04

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