KDnuggets™ News 13:n20, Aug 16

Features (7) | Software (5) | Webcasts (1) | Courses, Events (1) | Jobs (3) | Academic (1) | Competitions (1) | Publications (2) | Tweets (4) | NewsBriefs (1) | CFP (11) | Quote




Courses, Events


Academic/Research positions


  • DMA Analytics Challenge 2013 - Aug 13, 2013.
    DMA annual analytics challenge, open to academia and industry, and sponsored by Cleveland Clinic, will require the participants to solve a patient re-activation problem.


  • Nate Silver at JSM: 11 statistics principles for journalists - Aug 10, 2013.
    Nate Silver gave an invited talk at the Joint Statistical Meeting in Montreal and besides being modest and witty, he outlined 11 statistics principles for journalists
  • LIONbook Chapter 6: Rules, decision trees, and forests - Aug 8, 2013.
    The LIONbook on machine learning and optimization, written by co-founders of LionSolver software, is provided free on a chapter by chapter basis for personal and non-profit usage. This chapter provides a clear explanation of the most popular machine learning methods.

Top Tweets

News Briefs

CFP - Calls for Papers


We collected more educational data in one year than all the universities in the history of mankind.

Great education should not be only for the privileged but should be a fundamental human right

Andrew Ng, Coursera co-founder, in KDD-2013 Keynote.