Predixion enterprise-class, extensible, predictive analytics platform was designed to support the needs of an embedded customer, from Excel-based modeling environment, to one button Insight Now predictions.
KDnuggets Cartoon: Next Trend after Big Data; Data Mining and Analysis: Fundamental Concepts and Algorithms, free PDF download (draft); edX: Learning from Data, free online course
Top jobs: Data Analytics and Optimization at ExxonMobil; Data Scientist at dunnhumby
This release is a substantial update to our hosted machine learning platform, with advanced text analysis, Microsoft Excel Export, Multi-label Classifications, BigML PredictServer, better UI and workflow, and many other improvements.
Now in beta, the Second Opinion program pairs data scientists with Skytree experts to ensure maximum accuracy and performance, and gives data scientists the means to test their own predictive analytics programs using unique and cutting-edge machine learning methods.
The latest KDnuggets Poll showed a split on whether Big Data has reached the Hype Peak, with 47% saying No, and 41% saying Yes. There was a surprisingly big regional difference, with Latin America and Asia (mainly India) most optimistic about Big Data prospects.
KDnuggets Cartoon: Next Trend after Big Data; WekaMOOC: Data Mining with Weka, online course;
Top jobs: Machine Learning Scientists at Amazon, Bangalore; Faculty (Open Rank), Biomedical Informatics, Big Data Mining at VCU.
I talked to BigML to learn about their "special sauce" and exciting advanced features such as decision forest ensembles, "Sunburst" visualization for decision trees, BigML PredictServer on AWS, text processing, and Multi-label prediction. See BigML it in action on Sep 25, and get a special KDnuggets discount.
Marking the 100th anniversary of the birth of cybernetics pioneer Prof. Aleksey Ivakhnenko, KnowledgeMiner Software announces a 100% discount on its entry-level Insights Touch Edition, downloadable free only on September 18, 2013.
Book: Twitter Data Analytics - free download; New Poll: Has Big Data Reached the Hype Peak and is due for Decline and Disillusionment?; SAP to buy predictive analytics firm KXEN
Top jobs: Data Mining Scientist at Apple; Junior Data Scientist at Consorzio Milano Ricerche.
Microsoft Research asks for proposals from academic/non-profit researchers for the use of Windows Azure, on topics including community data services, streaming data to the cloud, machine learning in the cloud, environmental science, astronomy, genomics, and urban science. Next deadline is Oct 15.
The survey asks about your experience with predictive analytics, what you think about the main use cases for predictive analytics in the cloud and also about drivers, obstacles, and the role of Big Data. Complete the survey to get the results and be eligible for an Amazon gift card.
New KDnuggets Poll is asking "Has Big Data Reached the Hype Peak and is due for Disillusionment?" Google Trends suggest that the growth in "Big Data" is over, but analysts are split. What do you think? Please vote on www.kdnuggets.com.
Book: Twitter Data Analytics - free download; Top Languages for analytics, data mining, data science; Sentiment Analysis Symposium 2013 presentations
Top jobs: Postdocs in CS, IR, Machine Learning, Data Analysis, Helsinki; Senior Knowledge Analyst/Lead Knowledge Analyst at BCG.
This new short survey focuses on you, the person driving analytics, and the skills that you need now and in the future - participate and see the common challenges, the skills necessary to succeed, and gain insight into your colleagues.
Submit code solutions that solve data science problems using Juju, the service orchestration tool from Ubuntu, to wrap an application into a self-contained, reusable charm bundle. Do something interesting and win 10K.
An update of the Excel table describing 325 recent and historical data mining tools is now online (Excel format), 31 of them were added since the last update in November 2012. These new updated tools include new published tools and some well-established tools with a statistical background.
The Age of Big Data - BBC Documentary; Top Languages for analytics, data mining, data science; Twitter Data Analytics - free book download
Top jobs: Research Scientist: Data Mining, Bethesda; Data Mining Programmer at Real Time Data Solution
Top Languages for analytics, data mining, data science; Book: Twitter Data Analytics - free download; New Book: Data Science for Business
Top jobs: Data Scientist at American Express; Scientists and Postdocs at QCRI, Qatar;