Top stories for Aug 24-30: 4 main languages for Analytics, Data Mining; Dataiku Data Science Studio
Four main languages for Analytics, Data Mining, Data Science; Dataiku Data Science Studio; KDD-2014 - The Biggest, Best, and Booming Data Science Meeting; On the Secret Sauce of Impressive Content Curation.
on Aug 31, 2014 in Analytics Languages, Dataiku, Deep Learning, KDD-2014, StumbleUpon, Top stories
KDD-2014 Ice Bucket Challenge
KDD-2014 team of Jure Leskovec, Claudia Perlich, Sofus Macskassy, Gregory Piatetsky, and Rayid Ghani responds to the Ice Bucket challenge.
on Aug 30, 2014 in About Gregory Piatetsky, Claudia Perlich, Ice Bucket Challenge, Jure Leskovec, KDD-2014, Rayid Ghani, Sofus Macskassy
KDD-2014 – The Biggest, Best, and Booming Data Science Meeting
KDD-2014 was the largest (with over 2300 people) and the best Data Science meeting, highlighting the huge progress of Data Science made with Big Data, and its even more amazing potential.
on Aug 28, 2014 in Bloomberg, Data Mining, Data Science, Eric Horvitz, KDD-2014, New York-NY, Oren Etzioni, Pedro Domingos, Social Good
Kaggle Epilepsy Seizure Prediction Challenge
Create a forecasting system for predicting epileptic seizures in this Kaggle challenge to help improve the lives of epilepsy patients and win prizes. Competition ends on November 17.
on Aug 28, 2014 in Challenge, Epilepsy, Forecasting, Healthcare, Kaggle
Top stories for Aug 17-23: Four main languages for Analytics, Data Mining, Data Science
Four main languages for Analytics, Data Mining, Data Science; Sibyl: Google system for Large Scale Machine Learning; Top Research Leaders in Data Mining; Interview: Pedro Domingos: the Master Algorithm, new type of Deep Learning.
on Aug 24, 2014 in Analytics Languages, Google, Pedro Domingos, Sibyl, Top stories
KDD-2014 Awards Winners
KDD-2014, the leading and the largest conference in data mining, data science, and knowledge discovery, recognizes the key researchers and contributors through several awards - read about the winners.
on Aug 22, 2014 in ACM, Awards, Innovation, KDD-2014, Pedro Domingos, Research, Service, SIGKDD, Ted Senator
Four main languages for Analytics, Data Mining, Data Science
New KDnuggets Poll shows the growing dominance of four main languages for Analytics, Data Mining, and Data Science: R, SAS, Python, and SQL - used by 91% of data scientists - and decline in popularity of other languages, except for Julia and Scala.
on Aug 18, 2014 in Analytics Languages, Data Mining, Data Science, Julia, Poll, Python, R, SAS, Scala, SQL
Top stories for Aug 10-16: Certificates in Analytics, Data Mining; OpenML: Share, Discover and Do Machine Learning
Certificates in Analytics, Data Mining, and Data Science; OpenML: Share, Discover and Do Machine Learning; Top 10 References for applying Big Data and Analytics in Business; Data is not a fad.
on Aug 17, 2014 in Business Analytics, Certificate, Data Science Education, Michael Berthold, OpenML, Pallas Horwitz, Top stories
Top Research Leaders in Data Mining, Data Science, and KDD
We identify the top researchers in Data Mining, Data Science, and KDD. Jiawei Han, Philip Yu, and Christos Faloutsos remain the leaders, but they are joined by many fast rising young researchers - the leaders of tomorrow.
on Aug 16, 2014 in Christos Faloutsos, Data Mining, Hans-Peter Kriegel, Jian Pei, Jiawei Han, KDD, Philip S. Yu, Researchers, Top list
Experiment: Toward a Thermostatistics for Complex Systems
Crowdfunding experiment: a data scientist at Radius.com believes that physics for complex systems and Big Data is just around the corner, and asks you to support his experiment on open-source Complex Thermostatistics.
on Aug 14, 2014 in Complex Systems, Crowdfunding, Shaun Swanson, Thermostatistics
Top Analytics and Big Data trends ahead of Strata Hadoop NYC Conference
Top trends in Analytics and Big Data named by our readers ahead of Strata + Hadoop NYC conference include Deep Learning, Apache Spark, democratization of analytics, and real-time processing of Big Data.
on Aug 14, 2014 in Apache Spark, Deep Learning, Hadoop, New York-NY, Real-time, Strata, Trends
Top stories for Aug 3-9: Cartoon: Big Data Viz and 7-D Printer; Exclusive: Dell on Data Mining, Statistica future
Cartoon: Big Data Visualization and 7-D Printer; Exclusive: Dell Management on Analytics, Data Mining, Statistica future; Becoming a Data Scientist: MS Program, Bootcamp, or MOOCs?; Big Data Innovation Summit 2014 Toronto highlights.
on Aug 10, 2014 in Bootcamp, Cartoon, Data Scientist, Dell, MOOC, Statistica, StatSoft, Top stories
Certificates in Analytics, Data Mining, and Data Science
Forty six options for Certificates and Certifications in Analytics, Business Analytics, Data Analytics, Data Mining, Data Science, SAS, and R - available online, on-campus and in a blended format.
on Aug 8, 2014 in Business Intelligence, Certification, Data Science Certificate, Data Science Education, Online Education
July 2014 Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining Acquisitions and Startups Activity
July 2014 acquisitions, startups, and company activity in Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining, and Data Science: Twitter buys Madbits, WalmartLabs buys Luvocracy, Zillow buys Trulia, Apple buys Booklamp, Yahoo buys Flurry, Salesforce buys RelateIQ, Couchbase, GE, Databricks, and more.
on Aug 7, 2014 in Acquisitions, Apple, Companies, Databricks, GE, Salesforce, Startups, Twitter, Yahoo, Zillow
MongoHQ becomes Compose, combines ElasticSearch and MongoDB
Database-as-a-service provider MongoHQ offers both MongoDB and ElasticSearch as a service through its platform, renames itself to Compose.
on Aug 6, 2014 in Compose, DBaaS, Elasticsearch, MongoDB
New Poll: What languages you used for analytics / data mining / data science work in 2014?
New KDnuggets Poll is asking: What languages you used for analytics / data mining / data science work in 2014? Please vote.
on Aug 6, 2014 in Data Mining, Data Science, Poll, Programming
Top stories in July: Cartoon: Facebook data science experiment and Cats; Data Mining/Data Science “Nobel Prize”
Cartoon: Facebook data science experiment and Happy Cats; Data Mining/Data Science "Nobel Prize": ACM SIGKDD 2014 Innovation Award to Pedro Domingos; Is "Data Scientist" more than "Data Analyst"?; When Watson Meets Machine Learning.
on Aug 5, 2014 in Cartoon, Data Scientist, Facebook, Machine Learning, MLlib, Pedro Domingos, SIGKDD, Top stories, Watson
TEXATA Big Data Analytics World Championships, KDnuggets Discount
The Big Data Analytics World Championship involves two online qualification rounds and a Live World Finals event held in Texas, USA in October 2014. Free registration for KDnuggets readers.
on Aug 5, 2014 in Austin-TX, Big Data, Big Data Analytics, Championship, Competition, TEXATA
Lavastorm Sun Seekers Caribbean Challenge 2
Use Lavastorm Analytics Engine Public Edition to overcome data quality issues and consolidate the lists. Step-by-step instructions make completing the task a snap! Submit your entry by August 31, 2014.
on Aug 5, 2014 in Challenge, Data Quality, Lavastorm
Exclusive: Dell Management on Analytics, Data Mining, Statistica future
In March, Dell bought StatSoft, a maker of popular Statistica platform for data analysis. I recently talked with Dell management about the acquisition, role of Statistica in Dell, and Dell plans for Analytics, Big Data, and Data Mining.
on Aug 4, 2014 in Dell, Statistica, StatSoft
Cartoon: Big Data Visualization and 7-D Printer
Big Data is hard to visualize, even with 3-D printers. New KDnuggets cartoon goes beyond 3-D and examines a 7-D Printer.
on Aug 3, 2014 in 3-D Printing, Cartoon, Data Visualization, Humor
Top stories for Jul 27 – Aug 2: What does Big Data tell us about Romance
Interview: Thomas Levi, PlentyOfFish on what does Big Data tell us about Romance and how online dating is improving matching through Big Data; Predictive Analytics Innovation Summit 2014 London: Day 1 Highlights; Probabilistic Approaches to Recommendations.
on Aug 3, 2014 in London-UK, Online Dating, Predictive Analytics, Recommendations, Thomas Levi, Top stories
ACM SIGKDD 2014 Service Award to Ted Senator
The highest award recognizing service to the field of knowledge discovery, data mining, and data science, was awarded to Ted Senator for his contributions to professional conferences and support of research through DARPA.
on Aug 2, 2014 in ACM, Awards, SIGKDD, Ted Senator
Additions to KDnuggets Directory in July
15 new/updated online education options in Analytics, Data Mining, and Data Science, 18 new meetings, new consulting companies, software for visualization, social network analysis, text analytics, and more.
on Aug 1, 2014 in Data Science Education, Meetings, Online Education, Text Analytics, Visual Analytics