The LIONbook on machine learning and optimization, written by co-founders of LionSolver software, is provided free for personal and non-profit usage. Chapter 15 looks at Dimensionality reduction by linear transformations (projections).
Python displacing R as The Language for Data Science; This #BigData application will grow! What distinguishes data science from statistics? Bottom-up (data-driven) vs top-down ; Rifiniti: Sr. Machine Learning Developer, cutting edge tech
International Journal of Big Data Intelligence (IJBDI) is a peer reviewed multidisciplinary international journal publishing original and high-quality articles covering a wide range of topics in big data intelligence.
icrunchdata compiled an interesting index to help visualize the present state and future job growth trends in Analytics, Big Data, Business Intelligence, Data Science, Software Development and Statistics.
The leaders of ASA - American Statistical Association discuss their view on Big Data, 3 reasons why statistical community seems to be disconnected from the Big Data movement, and how they plan to fix it.
Thanksgiving and Big Data Cartoon; Harvard Data Science Course resources - free and online; KDnuggets Poll; What Lies Ahead for Big Data and Analytics; Top research confrences, and other analytics/data mining news.
More people than ever are interested in how big data and analytics can give them an edge. Join the panelists, Gregory Piatetsky-Shapiro, Editor of KDNuggets, and Michael Karasick, VP of research in IBM acclaimed Almaden Research as they delve into these topics and give us a look at what they think will be the hottest topics and developments of 2014.
R Guru Ajay Ohri list of 50 R functions to clear a basic interview; Netflix #BigData Platform as a Service architecture; Harvard Data Science Course, free resources online; Google Chairman Eric Schmidt on why Data Analytics is the Future
Don't miss the predictive analytics industry BEST event. Before you fill up on your Thanksgiving feast, fill up your pockets with savings - get Super Early Bird pricing for Predictive Analytics World by Dec 6.
All aspects of Operations analytics, from helping to create relevant service offerings by working with priority global Practice Areas, to leading the execution of analytics work and continuing to expand the analytical foundation.
Responsible for all aspects of Marketing & Sales analytics, from helping to create relevant service offerings by working with priority global Practice Areas, to leading the execution of analytics work and continuing to expand the analytical foundation and competitive value proposition.
HedgeChatter has launched an online SaaS dashboard that allows investors, traders and hedge funds to see how key influencers on social media are affecting stock price and view price trends based on real-time social media data (chatter).
KDD, the leading research conference in the field, will feature top research and application papers, industry practice, KDD Cup, workshops, tutorials, keynotes from field leaders, exhibits, and much more. Abstracts due Feb 13.
The new application wizards put the power of predictive analytics into the hands of the business users and deliver the value within 5 minutes of installation. Other new features include suggestions for best visualization and ability to display results in multiple ways.
Lead a team which researches data mining and large-scale machine learning algorithms and systems and applications to Bosch products and services in many domains, including Predictive Maintenance, Health Informatics, and Vehicle Diagnostics.
Harvard Fall 2013 CS109 Data Science is an excellent course, and most of its resources, including video archive and lecture slides, are freely available online - what a fantastic way to get ivy-league quality education (although without a diploma).
Online assessment and downloadable assessment guide enable organizations to determine the maturity of their big data analytics program; guide offers best practices for moving to the next level. Take the assessment free, online.
Big Data and Data Mining is impacting Bosch products and services in Predictive Maintenance, Health Informatics, Vehicle Diagnostics, and many other areas. We expect our team of data scientists and software engineers to grow rapidly, so come join us!
While big data certainly brings changes to data science, major data science principles remain unchanged regardless of the data size. Watch leading experts David Smith from Revolution Analytics and Gregory Piatetsky from KDnuggets discuss key data science principles.
The Data Mining Service Center at Bosch provides Data Mining, Data Science and Big Data services to many Bosch business units, including Purchasing, Predictive Maintenance, Health Informatics, Vehicle Diagnostics, Manufacturing, and Large-Scale Simulations.
Join a rapidly growing leader in Big Data Emotional Analytics; we apply cutting-edge paradigms in computing, novel and fundamental scientific discoveries, and powerful algorithmic tools to measure and use the emotional signals in digital media.
Explore the Global Database of Events, Language and Tone (GDELT), covering 250M geo-referenced political news events since 1979, to do interesting tasks, such as show applications of spatial, temporal and network methodologies, find latent "influencers", validate and improve models for social phenomena, and more.
Must read for Data Scientists: Deep Learning 101 (hot algorithm that wins competitions); Huge web graph publicly available for research, 3.5B web pages); Scandal: Due to bad data analysis, ~25% of studies may be false; Statistics is the *least* important part of data science
Data Driven Business recently interviewed forward thinking text analytics professionals from leading companies like Bank of America, Home Depot and PayPal, on challenges they are face, overcoming them, and the industry as a whole.
IBM Analytics Talent Assessment will be launched at 8 universities to provide students with data-driven insights that aim to help narrow the Big Data and Analytics skills gap and foster talent for the next-generation workforce.
Onalytica 2013 Q4 list of #BigData Influencers on Tweeter is led by @KirkDBorne, @jameskobielus, @timoelliott, @BernardMarr, and @kdnuggets. We compare their list with Klout and find only one intersection among top influencers.
LIONbook Ch. 13: Bottom-up clustering, part of The LIONbook on machine learning; Databases for text analysis: archive and access texts using SQL and python ; Data Science vs Data Scientists, Data Analysts and BI Practitioners; Top 10 Blogs in 2013 from The #BigData Institute
The LIONbook on machine learning and optimization, written by co-founders of LionSolver software, is provided free for personal and non-profit usage. Chapter 13 looks at Bottom-up (agglomerative) clustering.
Highlights from a significant new report by Decision Management Solutions on Predictive Analytics in the Cloud: Opportunities, Trends and Big Data Impact. The top driver was reduced cost while data security and privacy remain the primary obstacles reported. Download this free report.
The aim of the contest is to determine how people may be identified based on their eye movement characteristic. No special equipment required - the organizers provide a dataset of eye movement recordings.
NYU, UC Berkeley and U. of Washington launch a 5-year, $37.8M cross-institutional effort, which aims to improve interactions between researchers in specific subjects and computational experts, develop an ecosystem of analytical tools and research practices, and establish data-centric career paths.
5 Fundamental Concepts of Data Science; 11 TED talks explore the dark side of #BigData ; Nobel winner Daniel Kahneman: humans are BAD intuitive statisticians; Data Science Workflow - Overview and Challenges
Webcast highlights include Analytically Speaking with John Pullinger, Data Mining: Failure to Launch, Fighting Fraud with Analytics, SPSS Modeler training, and Predicting Life Changes from Financial Activity.
San Francisco will host the top predictive analytics experts, practitioners, authors, and business thought leaders at Predictive Analytics World. The detailed agenda has just been released and this event is not to be missed.
KPMG Capital will support technology partnerships, strategic alliances and the recruitment of top talent to create new Data and Analytics solutions. Currently, 69% of business leaders see data and analytics as strategically important, but only 4% say their company is using them effectively.
The challenge ask participants to re-rank URLs of each SERP returned by the search engine according to the personal preferences of the users - personalize search using the long-term (user history based) and short-term (session-based) user context.
Create data analysis and reporting solutions for Megaputer customers with the help of PolyAnalyst(tm) platform: experimental, proof-of-concept, implementation, and production projects. Develop successful long-term relationships with customers.
NYU Stern MS in Business Analytics is for experienced professionals, and teaches in 5 intensive 1-2 week sessions how to understand the role of evidence-based data in decision-making and to leverage data as a valuable and predictive strategic asset.
The guide includes an introductory section, the practitioners guide to Data Science, a first hand account of life as a Data Scientist, tips and tricks, and an overview of successful data science solutions. Free Download.
7 Steps for Learning Data Mining and Data Science; John Tukey "Badmandments"; Yang-Mills: A million dollar connection between Twitter and quantum physics?
Top jobs: Advanced Data Mining Engineer StubHub at eBay; Multiple PhD vacancies on Process Mining at TU/E
Zipfian Academy is a school teaching data science through an immersive 12-week program in San Francisco. Learn with hands-on projects and data scientist mentors, and connect with top Bay area companies. Applications accepted now for Winter cohort (Jan 26 - Apr 11, 2014).
Google Python Lessons are awesome and available online, for free! ; Data Analysis course now open at Coursera; The worst part of working at Google, for many people: overqualified; Bristol: Senior postdocs in machine learning/data mining, health applications
The October 2013 acquisitions, startups, and company activity in Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining, and Data Science: Monsanto buys Climate Corp for $1.1B, MongoDB raises $150M, Facebook buys Onavo, Pivotal buys Xtreme Labs.
Looking for highly experienced postdocs to work on the SPHERE (a Sensor Platform for Healthcare in a Residential Environment) project - great opportunity to make your mark in machine learning and data mining for health applications. Apply by Dec 2.
NineSigma is seeking a software algorithm that uses a natural language query to retrieve matching results from large-scale time-series data sets created from measurements taken at industrial plant facilities. Submit by Nov 25.
Venture capital in an age of algorithms: using data science to fund startups; Stanford Big Data Mining, Finance, Statistics Courses Online; How data mining helped GM limit a recall to just 4 (four) cars; 10 strangest data findings: unusual color cars are more reliable
Videos from 2013 Strata Big Data Conference + Hadoop World ; My answer to What are the top 10 data mining or machine learning algorithms? ; Star Data Scientist Hilary Mason on her favorite iPhone data app; Really Big, #BigData Job growth infographic
"Big data" needs YOU! Stanford University certificates in data mining and statistics give you the knowledge, and credential, to prove you are the best for the job. Enroll for winter quarter courses thru Dec 9.
BIG DATA OR BAD DATA, an initiative by the Senseable City Lab at the MIT, will kick off with a panel between Noam Chomsky, Barton Gellman, Pulitzer-prize winning journalist and publisher of Edward Snowden leaks in the Washington Post, and possibly a special speaker connected via remote link.
26 upcoming meetings in Nov 2013 - Jan 2014, including Boston Data Festival, Engaging Data 2013 at MIT, global Big Data Festival, Text Analytics Summit West, Big Data and Analytics Innovation Summits in Beijing, ICDM 13, and EGC 2014.
Seeking an incredibly smart and highly motivated problem solver to address marketplace trust issues with big data analytics; work with a team of scientists, technologists, and engineers to improve the customer experience.
Free Book: Theory and Applications for Advanced Text Mining; Strata 2013 Videos; 7 Steps for Learning Data Mining; Top jobs: Adjunct Faculty, develop, teach on/off-line courses on Data Mining, Data Science at NYU; Text Mining Sentiment Analyst at SCM
Strata Conference + Hadoop World brings together the people, tools, and technologies that make data work. Watch the videos from 2013 conference, including Ken Rudin (Facebook) on Big Impact from Big Data", Claudia Perlich on separating ad bots from humans, and Doug Cutting, co-founder of Hadoop, on Hadoop future.
Hadoop was named after a toy elephant but it can help save real African Elephants. To help pay for the care, feeding, and rehabilitation of orphaned elephants, Datameer will donate 100% of proceeds from sales in November of its new $49 Charity Edition to Pro Wildlife.
The CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS) offers a fully online, low-cost MS in Data Analytics program that prepares graduates to manage, identify patterns and draw insights from large amounts of data.
7 Steps for Learning Data Mining and Data Science; 3 Free Big Data books from O'Reilly on Amazon; To Hadoop or Not to Hadoop?
Top jobs: Senior Data Scientist - Discovery and Personalization at Netflix, Los Gatos, CA; Applied Data Scientist at Intel Corporation, Hillsboro, Oregon;
Asia Analytics, Corral Big Data repository, Chordalysis, IBM IMARS, SQLPASS 2014, Quantcell, and more Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining, and Data Science companies, datasets, education, faq, meetings, and software.