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.
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
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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