KDnuggets 14:n13, Where to learn Deep Learning; Vowpal Wabbit; 10 Big Data Pros
Latest analytics/data mining news, including Features, Software,Opinions, New, Webcasts, Courses, Meetings and Reports, Jobs, Academic Positions, Publications, Tweets, and CFP.
on May 28, 2014 in
Book: Data Mining and Analysis: Fundamental Concepts and Algorithms
This textbook for senior undergraduate and graduate data mining courses provides a broad yet in-depth overview of data mining, integrating related concepts from machine learning and statistics. Companion website has data, slides and other teaching material.
on May 27, 2014 in Algorithms, Book, Data Mining, Mohammed Zaki, Textbook
Outlier Detection for Temporal Data
Outlier Detection for Temporal Data covers topics in temporal outlier detection, which have applications in numerous fields. It starts with the basic topics then moves on to state of the art techniques in the field.
on May 22, 2014 in Anomaly Detection, Book, Charu Aggarwal, Jiawei Han, Morgan & Claypool, Outliers, Temporal Data
KDnuggets 14:n12, Annual Poll: Software Used? Tamr & Data Curation; Data Science Cheat Sheets
Latest analytics/data mining news, including Features, Software, Opinions and Interviews, News, Webcasts, Courses, Meetings and Reports, Jobs, Publications, Top Tweets, and CFP.
on May 21, 2014 in Cheat Sheet, Data Curation, Poll, Tamr
CIOReview Top 100 Most Promising Big Data Companies
Top 100 Most Promising Big Data Companies according to CIO Review, from 7Segments to OpenBI to Zeta Interactive.
on May 17, 2014 in Big Data, CIOReview, Companies, Startups
Big Data Landscape, v 3.0, analyzed
We analyze the Big Data Landscape and identify the most popular market segments in Analytics, Infrastructure, Applications, Open Source, and Data Sources categories. It is still early - only 4.5% of companies had exits.
on May 15, 2014 in Big Data, Big Data Analytics, Data Platform, Infrastructure, Landscape, Open Source, Startups
Has Predictive Analytics Crossed The Chasm?
Recent study highlights the increasing market perception that Predictive Analytics leads to competitive advantage. The report also outlines current trends and challenges for Predictive Analytics.
on May 15, 2014 in Big Data, Competition, Crossing the Chasm, IBM, Predictive Analytics, Ventana Research
Watch: Basics of Machine Learning
Watch series on machine learning, going from basics like Naive Bayes, Decision Tree, Generalization and Overfitting, to more complex topics like Hierarchical Agglomerative Clustering.
on May 14, 2014 in Machine Learning, Online Education, Victor Lavrenko, Youtube
New Book: Analytics in a Big Data World – The Essential Guide to Data Science
For organizations looking to enhance their capabilities via data analytics, this book is the go-to reference for applying Data Science to make the right business decisions.
on May 13, 2014 in Analytics, Applications, Bart Baesens, Big Data, Book, Data Science, Wiley
Media Industry Embracing Analytics for Innovation and Competitive Edge
Survey results highlight the importance of Analytics capability in media industry and the consumer beliefs on privacy vs. personalization benefits.
on May 13, 2014 in Analytics, Bain, Media, Personalization, Privacy
Data Analytics Handbook p. 3, Interviews with Research Leaders and Academics, Free Download
Part 3 features interviews with research leaders and academics, including Hal Varian (Chief Economist, Google), Gregory Piatetsky (Editor, KDnuggets), and Analytics Thought Leader Tom Davenport (Professor, Babson College). Free download.
on May 13, 2014 in Data Analytics, Hal Varian, Handbook, Tom Davenport, UC Berkeley
Forrester Research: Transform Your Organization with Strong Data Management
New Forrester Research report shows how to build a more elastic and flexible data management practice to meet the new data demands. Free download compliments of Lavastorm Analytics.
on May 13, 2014 in Data Management, Forrester, Lavastorm, Report
Healthcare Analytics: Identifying Leaders and Key Trends
We review recently released report on Healthcare perceptions towards BI/Analytics and share key insights into who is leading healthcare analytics in different categories and what are the key dominant trends.
on May 12, 2014 in Analytics Leader, Business Intelligence, Healthcare, KLAS Research, Trends
Data Mining for Statisticians
New video series from Salford Systems presents an approach to data mining from a statistical point of view.
on May 10, 2014 in
White House Report on Big Data: Opportunities and Values
We summarize the key findings in the recently released White House report on Big Data, highlight the key opportunities and concerns, and list the recommendations made to the President.
on May 9, 2014 in Big Data Privacy, Government, Recommendations, Report, White House
JMP White Paper: Advantages of Bootstrap Forest for Yield Analysis
This white paper highlights practical examples on how to use partitioning techniques for semiconductor manufacturing data. These methods also have wider applicability.
on May 7, 2014 in Bootstrap Forests, JMP, White Paper
KDnuggets 14:n11, Poincare, Perelman, and Social networks; Industry Lessons; Experfy
Latest analytics/data mining news, including Michael Brodie on Industry Lessons, Knowledge Discovery, Future Trends, and QCRI; Features, Opinions, Software, News, Webcasts, Meetings, Jobs, Publications, Tweets and CFP.
on May 7, 2014 in
3 Key Trends in the DBMS Market
The top 3 trends in DBMS include market consolidation, moving beyond OLTP, and distributed computing - we examine them in detail.
on May 3, 2014 in DBMS, Distributed, Gartner, Michael Waclawiczek, NuoDB, OLTP, SQL, Trends