KDnuggets™ News 13:n10, Apr 17

Features (6) | Software (3) | Webcasts (1) | Courses, Events (1) | Meetings (3) | Jobs (4) | Competitions (1) | Publications (2) | Tweets (3) | NewsBriefs (2) | CFP (25) | Quote



  • June 1 Hackathon at the White House - apply by Apr 19 - Apr 12, 2013.
    Participants will focus on producing full, production ready apps and visualization tools that will be featured on the We the People website and made available under an open source license - apply by April 19.
  • Polychart.js JavaScript charting library - Apr 10, 2013.
    Polychart.js is a JavaScript charting library with a powerful grammar, inspired by ggplot2, has built-in interactivity between charts.
  • Bitcoin tools and datasets - Apr 10, 2013.
    Bitcoin, a secure and anonymous internet currency, has recently experienced a bubble in value and attention. Here is a very useful (and free) set of data extraction scripts and datasets for analysts interested in Bitcoin.


Courses, Events

  • Supercomputing PACE Data Mining Boot Camps, San Diego - Apr 15, 2013.
    San Diego Supercomputing Predictive Analytics Center of Excellence (PACE) will hold a 2-day Data Mining Boot Camp designed to provide individuals in business enterprises and scientific communities with improved tactics critical to design, build, verify, and test predictive data models. San Diego, May 2-3 and Sep 12-13.


  • PAW Toronto 2013 Report: Canada's Predictive Analytics Future on Display - Apr 16, 2013.
    A report on PAW Toronto (PAW Predictive Analytics World, March 20-21, 2013) from KDnuggets Canadian correspondent Tom Wolfer.
  • Microsoft Research Machine Learning Summit Streamed Live April 23 - Apr 16, 2013.
    This free event will offer highlights from the Machine Learning Summit, keynotes from machine learning experts and discussions with leading scientific and academic researchers on challenges raised by the new era in machine learning.
  • KDD 2013 Workshops - Apr 16, 2013.
    KDD workshops provide an important forum for leading edge research. This year program has 14 workshops, including long-running ones - MDM: Multimedia Data Mining, BIOKDD, and Machine Learning with Graphs, and new ones - Data Mining for Healthcare, Interactive Data Exploration and Analytics.



  • DMOLD-13: Data Mining on Linked Data Workshop and Challenge - Apr 15, 2013.
    The workshop consists of an Open Track and of a Challenge Track. The Challenge focuses Public Contract Procurement data, includes 3 tasks: prediction of the number of bidders; prediction of the type of contract; and unrestricted discovery of interesting nuggets of any sort


Top Tweets

News Briefs

CFP - Calls for Papers


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