Information Management 10 More Big Data Companies
Information Management selects 10 additional less known but promising companies offering Big Data platforms, solutions, and services.
on Mar 30, 2014 in Appuri, Fractal Analytics, Scientel, Skytree, Think Big Analytics
Top stories for Mar 23-29
Data Scientists Salary Poll: US, Canada, Australia lead; Is Data Scientist the right career path for you? New Book: Practical Data Science with R; Test your numbersense.
on Mar 30, 2014 in Book, Career, Data Scientist, Dell, Numbersense, R, Salary, StatSoft
Additions to KDnuggets Directory in February
CSMR Data Miner software suite, Ascribe text mining software, and more added to KDnuggets in February 2014.
on Mar 25, 2014 in Added to KDnuggets, Asia, CSMR Data Miner, Edvancer, Fotetah, Text Mining
Dell Buys Statsoft to Fill a Data-Mining Void
Dell buys StatSoft, a major provider of statistical, data mining, and text analytics software. Is it filling an important void to help Dell become more of a software company, or an uninspired acquisition?
on Mar 24, 2014 in Acquisitions, Data Mining, Dell, StatSoft
Top stories for Mar 16-22: Machine Learning in 7 Pictures; How Many Data Scientists are out there?
Machine Learning in 7 Pictures; How Many Data Scientists are out there? Predictive Analytics Marketplaces; Data Scientist Salary Survey; How Deep Learning Analytics Mimic the Mind.
on Mar 23, 2014 in Deep Learning, Machine Learning, Marketplace, Predictive Analytics, Salary
Data Scientists Salary Survey: US, Canada, Australia lead
Data Scientists Salary Survey shows that industry data scientists are in a sweet spot, especially in US, Canada, and Australia, with average salary $135K. European and Asian data scientists salaries are significantly lower.
on Mar 21, 2014 in Asia, Australia, Canada, Data Scientist, Europe, Industry, Poll, Salary, USA
Innocentive: INSTINCT – The IARPA Trustworthiness Challenge
This challenge investigates novel statistical techniques to identify neurophysiological correlates of trustworthiness. Deadline: May 5.
on Mar 16, 2014 in Challenge, Competition, IARPA, Innocentive, Neurophysiology, Trust
Top stories for Mar 9-15: How Many Data Scientists?
How Many Data Scientists are out there? LIONbook: Machine Learning + Intelligent Optimization - completed, free personal download; Boston AnalyticsWeek: Big Data and Analytics Unconference, March 24-28; Upcoming Webcasts on Analytics, Big Data, Data Science.
on Mar 16, 2014 in Boston-MA, Data Scientist, free download, LIONbook, Machine Learning, Optimization, Unconference
SciCast Crowdsourcing search for Malaysian Air Flight MH370
Where will the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 be found and what happened to it? Scientific crowdsourcing site SciCast has some predictions.
on Mar 15, 2014 in Crowdsourcing, Malaysia Airlines, MH370, Scicast
How Many Data Scientists are out there?
We examine indeed, LinkedIn, Kaggle, and other sources to investigate how many data scientists - in name and in function - are out there, and how strong is the demand.
on Mar 13, 2014 in Data Scientist, indeed, Kaggle, LinkedIn, McKinsey
IBM Big Data & Analytics Heroes: Gregory Piatetsky
Meet IBM Big Data and Analytics Hero for this week: Gregory Piatetsky.
on Mar 11, 2014 in Gregory Piatetsky, Hero, IBM, KDnuggets Honors
Cloudera Data Science Challenge
Your task is to analyze a large amount of data from Medicare and try to detect abnormal data -- providers, areas, or patients with unusual procedures and/or claims. Challenge starts March 31, 2014.
on Mar 10, 2014 in Anomalies, Challenge, Cloudera, Data Science, Medicare
Top stories for Mar 2-8: Do’s and Don’t of Data Mining; Wolfram Breakthtough language
The Dos and Donts of Data Mining; Wolfram Breakthrough Knowledge-based Programming Language - what it means for Data Science? Introduction to Random Forests for Beginners - free ebook; Exclusive Interview with Quentin Clark, Microsoft Data Platform Group.
on Mar 9, 2014 in Data Mining, ebook, Interview, Microsoft, Quentin Clark, random forests algorithm, Wolfram
February Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining companies and startups activity
February 2014 acquisitions, startups, and company activity in Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining, and Data Science: Cloudant, Klout, Statwing, 300, Palantir, Talent Neuron, BlueKai.
on Mar 9, 2014 in Acquisitions, Cloudant, Klout, Palantir, Startups
Top stories in February: 3 Ways to test the accuracy; Exclusive Interview with Yann LeCun; One Page R
3 Ways to Test the Accuracy of Your Predictive Models; KDnuggets Exclusive: Interview with Yann LeCun, One Page R: A Survival Guide to Data Science with R; Cartoon: Data Scientist Valentine Day Prediction.
on Mar 6, 2014 in Accuracy, Cartoon, R, Top stories, Valentine's Day, Yann LeCun
SIGKDD Data Science/Data Mining Doctoral Dissertation Award Nominations
This annual award by ACM SIGKDD seeks to recognize outstanding research by doctoral candidates in the field of data mining, data science, and knowledge discovery. Submit nominations by Apr 30.
on Mar 5, 2014 in ACM, Awards, Dissertation, Nominations, SIGKDD
KDnuggets Annual Analytics/Data Science Salary/Income Poll
KDnuggets 2013 Analytics/Data Science Salary/Income analysis was a top read story of the year. Please vote - anonymously - in 2014 KDnuggets Analytics & Data Science Salary/Income poll - we promise the results will be interesting!
on Mar 4, 2014 in Poll, Salary
Data Mining Cup 2014 – Student Competition – Starts
The DMC Competition is one of the largest Data Mining contests in the world, focusing on students. Registration starts Mar 3, task details will be published Apr 2.
on Mar 3, 2014 in Competition, Data Mining Cup, Germany, Registration, Student Competition
ACM SIGKDD Innovation and Service Awards – Call for Nominations
ACM SIGKDD Innovation and Service Awards recognize outstanding technical innovations and outstanding professional contributions to the field of Big data, Data Mining, Knowledge Discovery, and Predictive Analytics.
on Mar 3, 2014 in ACM, Awards, Data Mining, Innovation, Knowledge Discovery, Nominations, Service, SIGKDD
Top stories for Feb 23 – Mar 1: Exclusive Interview with Yann LeCun; Graf.ly; Gartner MQ for Advanced Analytics
KDnuggets Exclusive: Interview with Yann LeCun, Deep Learning Expert, Director of Facebook AI Lab; Graf.ly: Making beautiful, interactive graphs; SAS, IBM, RapidMiner, Knime leaders in Gartner MQ for Advanced Analytics Platforms; The Dos and Donts of Data Mining.
on Mar 2, 2014 in Facebook, Gartner, Graf.ly, IBM, Knime, RapidMiner, SAS, Yann LeCun