New Book: Practical Data Science with R
This new book will help you learn and apply the R programming language and statistical analysis techniques to carefully explained examples based in marketing, business intelligence, and decision support.
on Mar 29, 2014 in Book, Business Intelligence, Data Science, Decision Support, R, Statistics
Swiss Analytics Magazine launched
The very first issue of the Swiss Analytics Magazine is now available online. The primary objective of this publication is to provide original analytics content to Swiss practitioners.
on Mar 28, 2014 in Analytics, Magazine, Recommendations, SAA, Sandro Saitta, Switzerland
KDnuggets 14:n07, Data Scientist Salary; Test your Numbersense; 4 LinkedIn steps
Latest Analytics, Big Data, Data science and Data mining news, including Features, Opinions, Software, News Briefs, Webcasts, Courses, Meetings, Jobs, Academic positions, Top Tweets, and CFP .
on Mar 26, 2014 in Daniel Tunkelang, LinkedIn, Numbersense, Salary
What is numbersense – test yours
Kaiser Fung, Marketing and Analytics expert, and author of "Numbersense" book, explains what is numbersense in the age of Big Data. Test yours.
on Mar 25, 2014 in Anomaly Detection, Distribution, Kaiser Fung, Missing Values, Numbersense, Outliers, US Census
KDnuggets 14:n06, How Many Data Scientists? Crossing the Chasm and Big Data; Trifacta vs Paxata
Latest analytics, data mining, and data science news, including How Many Data Scientists are out there, exclusive interviews with Geoffrey Moore (Crossing the Chasm), Paco Nathan (Apache Mesos and Big Data Math), and Quentin Clark (Power of BI), and LIONbook completed.
on Mar 19, 2014 in Crossing the Chasm, Gregory Piatetsky, LIONbook, Machine Learning, Paco Nathan, Paxata, Quentin Clark, Trifacta
Big Data Library on Demand: The Leading Edge of Data Science
IE group Big Data Library offers many interesting presentations on demand. This week it is "The Leading Edge of Data Science".
on Mar 18, 2014 in Cyber Psychology, Data Science, On demand, Presentation, Samsung
Machine Learning in 7 Pictures
Basic machine learning concepts of Bias vs Variance Tradeoff, Avoiding overfitting, Bayesian inference and Occam razor, Feature combination, Non-linear basis functions, and more - explained via pictures.
on Mar 18, 2014 in Basis functions, Bayesian, Concepts, Machine Learning, Pictures, Variance
New book: Big Data, Mining, and Analytics: Components of Strategic Decision Making
This book ties together big data, data mining, and analytics to explain how readers can leverage them to extract valuable insights from their data.
on Mar 15, 2014 in Book, Business Intelligence, Decision Making, Text Mining, Tom Davenport
Complimentary Chapter – Numbersense: How to Use Big Data to Your Advantage
Download a chapter of best-selling "Numbersense" book and learn how Groupon deals with predictive modeling challenges.
on Mar 13, 2014 in Email marketing, Groupon, JMP, Kaiser Fung, Numbersense
FICO: 20+ Years of Analytics Innovations to fight Fraud
FICO infographic shows 20+ years of analytics innovations protecting consumers from payments fraud. It highlights the most significant innovations in anti-fraud analytics for card payments, and offers interesting facts about payment fraud.
on Mar 12, 2014 in Analytics, FICO, Fraud, Fraud Detection, Fraud Prevention, Infographic, Innovation, Real-time
LIONbook: Machine Learning + Intelligent Optimization – completed, free personal download
This book combines two usually separated topics: machine learning and intelligent optimization, and does it with enough technical details to satisfy professionals, but also with concrete examples, vivid images, and fun. Buy a low-cost paperback or ebook (Kindle), or download a free PDF.
on Mar 11, 2014 in Book, ebook, free download, Kindle, Machine Learning, Optimization
Dancing Statistics – who says statistics cannot be fun?
Four little dance routines explain statistical concepts of frequency distributions, sampling, standard error, variance, correlation, and correlation != causation. Enjoy!
on Mar 10, 2014 in Correlation, Dancing, Statistics
Introduction to Random Forests® for Beginners – free ebook
Random Forests is of the most powerful and successful machine learning techniques. This free ebook will help beginners to leverage the power of Random Forests.
on Mar 6, 2014 in Beginners, Decision Trees, ebook, Free, Kaggle, random forests algorithm, Salford Systems
Book: R for Business Analytics
This book helps you kick-start with analytics including chapters on data visualization, code examples on web analytics and social media analytics, clustering, regression models, text mining, data mining models and forecasting.
on Mar 5, 2014 in Business Analytics, R
KDnuggets 14:n05, Exclusive: Yann LeCun interview; New Salary Poll; Gartner Analytics MQ
Latest analytics/data mining news, including Features (10) | News (6) | Software (5) | Webcasts (1) | Courses (6) | Meetings (5) | Jobs (7) | Academic (1) | Publications (5) | Top Tweets (5) | CFP (18) .
on Mar 5, 2014 in Advanced Analytics, Awards, Boston-MA, Gartner, SIGKDD, Techcon, Yann LeCun
Book: Ask, Measure, Learn – Social Media Analytics for Customer Behavior
Ask-Measure-Learn is a rare book intended both for a manager and for a data scientist. It presents a framework that helps you ask the right questions, measure the right data, and then learn from the results.
on Mar 3, 2014 in Book, Customer Behavior, Social Media Analytics