- Big Data, Bible Codes, and Bonferroni - Jul 8, 2016.
This discussion will focus on 2 particular statistical issues to be on the look out for in your own work and in the work of others mining and learning from Big Data, with real world examples emphasizing the importance of statistical processes in practice.
Bible, Big Data, Bonferroni, Probability, Statistics, Terrorism
- Predictive Power of Terror Alerts and Monkeys - Jan 4, 2016.
The terrorism threat advisory system was designed to give the public prior warning to when terrorist plots are about to unfold. However, the analysis shows that this system is not more helpful than monkey throwing a dart.
Salil Mehta, Security, Statistics, Terrorism
- Top KDnuggets tweets, Dec 17-18: Why Amazon Ratings Might Mislead You; Open Source Tools for Machine Learning - Dec 19, 2014.
Why #Amazon Ratings Might Mislead You: The Story of Herding Effects; Open Source Tools for Machine Learning; #DeepLearning Intelligence Platform - Addressing AML #Terrorism #Financing; #NIPS2014 #MachineLearning Trends: Rapid progress in #DeepLearning.
Amazon, Deep Learning, NIPS, Open Source, Recommendations, Terrorism