# Tag: Data Mining (164)

**Top Research Leaders in Data Mining, Data Science, and KDD**- Aug 16, 2014.

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.**Statistical Learning and Data Mining III, Boston, Oct 27-28**- Aug 14, 2014.

Taught by top Stanford professors and leading statisticians Trevor Hastie and Robert Tibshirani, this course presents 10 hot ideas for learning from data, and gives a detailed overview of statistical models for data mining, inference and prediction.**New Poll: What languages you used for analytics / data mining / data science work in 2014?**- Aug 6, 2014.

New KDnuggets Poll is asking: What languages you used for analytics / data mining / data science work in 2014? Please vote.**Upcoming Webcasts on Analytics, Big Data, Data Science – Aug 5 and beyond**- Aug 4, 2014.

Hadoop and Relational DB, Seductiveness of Big Data, SAS to R, Data Mining: Failure To Launch, Personalized Healthcare, Data Science at the Command Line, and more.**Top KDnuggets tweets, Jul 30-31**- Aug 1, 2014.

What are the differences between Data Science, Data Mining, Machine Learning, etc; Where do the most romantic US singles live?; 7 signs you're too smart for the job? Not a #BigData problem; Guidelines for statistical education.**Join the brightest minds at Analytics 2014**- Jul 29, 2014.

The Analytics 2014 conference hosted by SAS will help you hone your skills, learn new techniques and widen your understanding of this complex and ever-changing field. Special KDnuggets discount.**Upcoming Webcasts on Analytics, Big Data, Data Science – July 29 and beyond**- Jul 28, 2014.

Applications in R, Data-Driven Business, The Grammar and Graphics of Data Science, Data Mining: Failure To Launch, Hadoop and the Relational Database, and more.**Webinar: Data Mining: Failure to Launch [July 31]**- Jul 24, 2014.

Learn how to get started with predictive modeling and overcome strategic and tactical limitations that cause data mining projects to fall short of their potential. Next webinar is July 31.**Upcoming Webcasts on Analytics, Big Data, Data Science – July 22 and beyond**- Jul 21, 2014.

Data Visualization, Hadoop and Hadoop 2.0, R, Apache Spark, How Can Analytics Improve Business, The Grammar and Graphics of Data Science, Data Mining: Failure To Launch and more.**U. Antwerpen: PhD Position, Data mining for tax fraud detection**- Jul 18, 2014.

Develop new fraud detection techniques for historical data to help combat tax fraud in this PhD position at U. Antwerpen. Apply by August 10th, 2014.**Is “Data Scientist” more than “Data Analyst” ?**- Jul 1, 2014.

Data Scientists and Data Analysts have a number of skills unique to their positions, with analysts focusing more on creating business value and data scientists including simulation and optimization in their jobs.**XLMiner solves Big Data Problems in Excel**- Jun 26, 2014.

XLMiner, a part of Analytic Solver Platform integrated software for predictive and prescriptive analytics - forecasting, data mining, optimization and simulation, lets you solve small or Big Data problems in Excel.**Summer School: Constraint Programming Data Mining, Sicily**- Jun 18, 2014.

"Constraint Programming Meets Data Mining" is an upcoming summer school in Sicily providing intensive training in the state of the art in constraint solving, machine learning, and data mining.**Upcoming Webcasts on Analytics, Big Data, Data Science – Jun 9 and beyond**- Jun 9, 2014.

Data Mining FTL, Analytically Speaking with Dan Ariely, Solr, Hadoop, Cloud BI, Employee Churn, and more.**Webinar: Data Mining: Failure to Launch [June 11]**- Jun 4, 2014.

Learn how to get started with predictive modeling and overcome strategic and tactical limitations that cause data mining projects to fall short of their potential. Next webinar is June 11.**Book: Data Mining and Analysis: Fundamental Concepts and Algorithms**- May 27, 2014.

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.**Code for India 2014 Global Hack-a-thon – Building a Better India through Innovative Solutions**- May 19, 2014.

Non-stop 24 hours of coding at the Code for India 2014 hackathon leads to creative solutions for major social problems of India through interesting software applications.**Webinar: Data Mining: Failure to Launch [May 20]**- May 6, 2014.

Learn how to get started with predictive modeling and overcome strategic and tactical limitations that cause data mining projects to fall short of their potential. Next webinar is May 20.**Human Dynamics – Data Mining Mobile Phone Usage**- May 6, 2014.

Mobile phone usage contains a gold mine of insights. We examine what was learned about human social connections from the first-ever extensive study of social interactions in Mexico.**9 Free Books for Learning Data Mining and Data Analysis**- Apr 29, 2014.

Whether you are learning data science for the first time or refreshing your memory or catching up on latest trends, these free books will help you excel through self-study.**Data Mining Medicare Data – What Can We Find?**- Apr 24, 2014.

Medicare released detailed reimbursement data for 2012: $77 billion paid to more than 880,000 health care providers, by doctor and procedure.We take an initial look and find large variances and potential indicators of fraud.**Webinar: Data Mining: Failure to Launch [Apr 17]**- Apr 15, 2014.

Learn how to get started with predictive modeling and overcome strategic and tactical limitations that cause data mining projects to fall short of their potential. Next webinar is Apr 17.**Madrid Summer School 2014 on Advanced Statistics and Data Mining**- Apr 4, 2014.

The annual summer school on "Advanced Statistics and Data Mining" will be held in English, in Madrid, Spain, June 23 - July 4, and will include 12 courses on latest and most important topics. Registration is OPEN and you can register for each course independently.**Top stories in March: Machine Learning in 7 Pictures; How Many Data Scientists?**- Apr 2, 2014.

Also - The Dos and Donts of Data Mining; Is Data Scientist the right career path for you - Candid advice.**Dell Buys Statsoft to Fill a Data-Mining Void**- Mar 24, 2014.

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?**Data Mining Best Practices – coming to a city near you!**- Mar 18, 2014.

The "Data Mining: Principles and Best Practices" course, presented by SAS and Elder Research, introduces you to the power and potential of data mining and shows you how to discover useful patterns and trends from data.**U. of Melbourne: Postdoc in Data Mining**- Mar 17, 2014.

The position requires a PhD, with research experience in data mining and high quality publications. Expertise in graph mining and time series mining is also desirable.**Top stories for Mar 2-8: Do’s and Don’t of Data Mining; Wolfram Breakthtough language**- Mar 9, 2014.

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.**MS in Data Mining, Analytics, and Knowledge Discovery at University Paris 13**- Mar 6, 2014.

This MSc focuses on data mining, business analytics, and knowledge discovery and is well-suited for students with BA in CS/Math/Stats.**Stanford Data Mining, Finance, and Statistics Courses Online**- Mar 4, 2014.

With Stanford world-class online certificates, show advanced knowledge in Mining Massive Data Sets, Financial Risk Analysis, and Quantitative Methods in Finance. Spring quarter enrollment until Mar 26.**ACM SIGKDD Innovation and Service Awards – Call for Nominations**- Mar 3, 2014.

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.**Top KDnuggets tweets, Feb 28 – Mar 2: Using R with Twitter – great tutorial; The Dos and Donts of Data Mining**- Mar 3, 2014.

Using R with Twitter - great tutorial in Rstudio; The Dos and Donts of Data Mining; Wolfram Breakthrough Knowledge-based Programming Language; Online Data Science Certificates in Analytics and Programming for Data Science.**Is data mining the new tool for gamers seeking pre-launch secrets?**- Feb 20, 2014.

Despite great data analytics capabilities, gaming companies are facing an interesting data mining challenge from an unexpected end – their audience.**SocDM: Launching the Society of Data Miners – Open Meeting, London, Feb 11**- Jan 19, 2014.

The Society of Data Miners is an independent non-profit organisation which aims to increase the benefits of data mining to society, and to advance the profession of data mining. Come to the first open meeting, London, Feb 11.