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KDnuggetsTM News 06:n19, Oct 10, 2006

Features | Software | Courses | Jobs | Publications | Briefs | Meetings | CFP | Quote
  1. Netflix $1 million prize for improving accuracy of movie recommendations
  2. Poll Results: Data Mining Roles: Practioners, Researchers, and more
  3. New Poll: Your Interest in Netflix Prize for for improving accuracy of movie recommendations?
  4. First CRISP-DM 2.0 Workshop Held
  5. Correction to Pentaho - Weka story in latest KDNuggets
  6. Q&A with Raghu Ramakrishnan, new Yahoo! VP and Research Fellow
Software
  1. Java Data Mining Expert Group Submits Public Review Draft of Version 2 (JSR-247)
  2. Open source search technology goes beyond keywords
  3. Free open-source data mining: YALE 3.4
  4. Data Mining for Regular Expressions
Courses
  1. Insightful Free Webcast: Best Practices In Data Mining, Oct 12
  2. Predictive Analytics for Business and Marketing, Prediction Impact, Oct 19-20, San Francisco
  3. DATA MINING: Levels I, II & III [ Las Vegas: Dec | Orlando: Jan ]
Jobs
  1. San Francisco, CA: Model Review Analyst (Spec III - Credit) at Washington Mutual
  2. Redmond, WA: Research SDE Lead at Microsoft adCenter Labs
  3. Redmond, WA: Research SDE at Microsoft adCenter Labs
  4. San Bruno, CA: Product Manager at Nomis Solutions
  5. San Diego, CA: Quality Data Analyst at Continuous Computing Corporation
  6. Sunnyvale, CA: Research Statistician at Yahoo! Research
  7. Roseland, NJ: Senior Manager, Global Market Analytics (Management Science) at Organon
  8. Downtown Seattle, WA, USA: Developer - Personalization & Recommendations at Medio Systems
  9. West Los Angeles, California: (Sr.) Analyst/Statistician, Business Optimization at Shopzilla.com
  10. New York, NY: Marketing Manager, Customer Intelligence/Analytics (SQL, SAS) at Barnes & Noble.com
Publications
  1. New Book: Data Preparation for Data Mining Using SAS
  2. New Book Details Analytic Methods Used to Forecast, Prevent Crime
  3. Free Access to Computing Reviews until Oct 31 at Reviews.com
  4. Data Smog: The Too-Much-Data Problem
  5. New book: Foundations of Multidimensional and Metric Data Structures
Briefs
  1. Louisiana School District Uses Data Mining To Analyze Troublemakers
  2. Basis Technology Acquires Translingual Technologies
  3. Data Mining Tools Boost Radiology Department Productivity
  4. Behind the Scenes in the Search Engine Labs
  5. BusinessWeek's Good Look At Click Fraud
  6. Global Data Mining Provides 2007 HS (Tariff Classification) Reform Screening
  7. Completion of Allen Brain Atlas Hailed as "Epoch-Making"
  8. TEMIS launches Luxid®, its next generation Information Intelligence solution
  9. AdCenter Advertisers Like Returns, Want More
  10. Johns Hopkins University and Collexis collaborate on Expert Profiler System
  11. Miner3D provides visual data analytics in the health intelligence software Azyxxi
  12. Aimco Selects SPSS to Enhance Employee Recruitment and Retention
  13. ClearForest Announces Mashup Contest
  14. ClearForest Launches New Web Services to Realize Value from Semantic Web
  15. EU-Funded Semantic Grid Computing Project Adopts InforSense® Integrative Analytics Technology
  16. How Yahoo! redesigned home page based on data mining
Meetings
  1. Don't miss the KXEN Extreme Data Mining User Group
    North America: San Francisco, November 6-8 (keynote by Gartner)
    Europe & Asia: Paris November 16-17 (keynotes by IDC & Bloor Research)
  2. ISCIS'06: Int. Symp. on Computer and Information Sciences, Istanbul, Turkey, Nov 1-3
    Conf. on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM2006), Nov 6-11
    ICTAI '06: IEEE Int. Conf. on Tools with AI, Wash., D.C., Nov 13-15
CFP
  1. Emerging Research Opportunities in Web Data Management (EROW 2007), due Oct 23
    Tracking, Recognition, and Annotation in Sports, due Oct 31
    Network Analysis in Natural Sciences and Engineering, due Oct 31 (intent to submit)
    Workshop on Spatio-Temporal Data Mining, due Nov 15
    PAKDD-2007 Tutorial Proposals, due Nov 30
Quote
A ship in harbor is safe - but that is not what ships are for.

John A. Shedd, Salt from My Attic

If Columbus had an advisory committee he would probably still be at the dock.

Arthur Goldberg


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