Online Degrees in Analytics, Data Mining, and Data Science
With Data Scientists in big demand, here is a large and updated list of online degrees in Analytics, Data Mining, Data Science, and related areas.
on Jul 31, 2014 in Data Science Education, Master of Science, Online Education
VizRisk: HHS Visualization Challenge to Change Health
VizRisk is the first US government prize competition that seeks to use visualizations of behavioral health data to inform personal and policy decisions.
on Jul 30, 2014 in Challenge, Data Visualization, Healthcare, HHS
Top stories for Jul 20-26
Baby steps in Learning Python; 7 Steps for Learning Data Mining; Spotting Bad Data Visualizations; MLlib: Apache Spark component for machine learning.
on Jul 27, 2014 in Apache Spark, Data Visualization, MLlib, Python, Top stories
Innocentive Challenge: Novel Approaches for Predicting Life Expectancy
Help develop novel methods for life expectancy prediction without using traditional medical records, invasive tests, or examinations in this Innocentive Challenge. Submissions due by August 4th.
on Jul 21, 2014 in Challenge, Competition, Innocentive, Medical Applications, Prediction
Top stories for Jul 13-19
Cartoon: Facebook data science experiment and Happy Cats; GraphLab Create: large-scale machine learning platform for graph, structured, and text data; MicroStrategy Analytics Desktop - visual tool, free download; Interview: Marc Smith on Why We Need Open Tools for Social Networks.
on Jul 20, 2014 in GraphLab, Machine Learning, Marc Smith, MicroStrategy, Poll, Top stories
Poll Results: Largest Dataset Analyzed surprisingly stable
The results of KDnuggets annual poll on Largest Dataset Analyzed show surprising stability over the last 3 years, with about 54% of answers in GB range, and confirm the gap between the internet-scale data miners and the rest.
on Jul 17, 2014 in Big Data, Largest, Poll
IEEE ICDM Research Contributions and Outstanding Service 2014 Awards, Nominations due Aug 15
The IEEE ICDM Research Contributions Award recognizes influential research contributions to the field of data mining. The Outstanding Service Award is for major service contributions that have promoted data mining as a field and ICDM as the world premier research conference in data mining.
on Jul 17, 2014 in Awards, Geoff Webb, ICDM, IEEE
OnlyBoth MLB Baseball Knowledge Discovery Application
Baseball fans and machine learning enthusiasts can now find interesting insights about any player in baseball history using OnlyBoth Baseball - a free web and mobile app.
on Jul 15, 2014 in Baseball, OnlyBoth, Raul Valdes-Perez, Vivisimo
Top stories for Jul 6-12
Cartoon: Facebook data science experiment and Happy Cats; Data Mining/Data Science "Nobel Prize": ACM SIGKDD 2014 Innovation Award to Pedro Domingos; How Xbox, Big Data & Statistical Analysis Can Measure Public Opinion.
on Jul 13, 2014 in Awards, Cartoon, Facebook, Pedro Domingos, Public opinion, SIGKDD, Top stories, Xbox
Data Mining/Data Science “Nobel Prize”: ACM SIGKDD 2014 Innovation Award to Pedro Domingos
KDD 2014 Innovation Award, the highest award for technical excellence in the field of Data Mining and Data Science, was awarded to Prof. Pedro Domingos for his foundational research in data stream analysis, cost-sensitive classification, adversarial learning, and Markov logic networks.
on Jul 10, 2014 in ACM, Awards, Innovation, Pedro Domingos, SIGKDD
June 2014 Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining Acquisitions and Startups Activity
June 2014 acquisitions, startups, and company activity in Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining, and Data Science: MapR, CloudPhysics, Clari, ThoughtSpot, SiSense, Elasticsearch, Trifacta, @CBinsights startup post-mortem lessons, and more.
on Jul 9, 2014 in Acquisitions, Companies, MapR, Sisense, Startups, Trifacta
Top stories for Jun 29 – Jul 5
Do you need a Masters Degree to become a Data Scientist?; Is "Data Scientist" more than "Data Analyst" ?; When Watson Meets Machine Learning; 100 Big Data Companies Analyzed.
on Jul 6, 2014 in Big Data Vendors, Data Analyst, Data Scientist, IBM Watson, Machine Learning, Top stories
Cartoon: Facebook data science experiment and Happy Cats
New KDnuggets cartoon looks at the Facebook recent data science experiment on emotion manipulation and the importance of happy kittens.
on Jul 5, 2014 in Cartoon, Cats, Data Science, Facebook
Top stories in June: Does Deep Learning Have Deep Flaws? Cartoon: Big Data and World Cup
Does Deep Learning Have Deep Flaws? Cartoon: Big Data and World Cup Football; KDnuggets 15th Annual Data Mining Software Poll: RapidMiner Continues To Lead; The Cardinal Sin of Data Mining and Data Science: Overfitting.
on Jul 3, 2014 in Cartoon, Deep Learning, Overfitting, Poll, RapidMiner, Top stories, World Cup
Additions to KDnuggets Directory in June
Mode Analytics, Open India Government Data, new analytics certifications, new Data Science Education options in Asia, Pacific, Europe, USA, 29 new Big Data and Data Mining meetings, and more.
on Jul 1, 2014 in Added to KDnuggets, Data Science Certificate, Data Science Education, Meetings, Open Data