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NLP app to find great available domain names

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This is a very cool app, based on data science (text analytics), to search for available domain names. You just enter a keyword - say…Continue

A new version of the famous 3V diagram from Drew Conway

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There's been many variations of this theme - defining big data with 3Vs (or more, including velocity, variety, volume, veracity, value), as well as other representations such as the…Continue

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Dr. Vincent Granville is a visionary data scientist with 15 years of big data, predictive modeling, digital and business analytics experience. Vincent is widely recognized as the leading expert in scoring technology, fraud detection and web traffic optimization and growth. Over the last ten years, he has worked in real-time credit card fraud detection with Visa, advertising mix optimization with CNET, change point detection with Microsoft, online user experience with Wells Fargo, search intelligence with InfoSpace, automated bidding with eBay, click fraud detection with major search engines, ad networks and large advertising clients.

Most recently, Vincent launched Data Science Central, the leading social network for big data, business analytics and data science practitioners. Vincent is a former post-doctorate of Cambridge University and the National Institute of Statistical Sciences. He was among the finalists at the Wharton School Business Plan Competition and at the Belgian Mathematical Olympiads. Vincent has published 40 papers in statistical journals (including Journal of Royal Statistical Society - Series B, IEEE Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, Journal of Number Theory), a Wiley book on data science, and is an invited speaker at international conferences. He also developed a new data mining technology known as hidden decision trees, owns multiple patents, published the first data science eBook, and raised $6MM in start-up funding. Vincent is a top 20 big data influencers according to Forbes, and was also featured on CNN.
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Dr. Vincent Granville is a visionary data scientist with 15 years of big data, predictive modeling, digital and business analytics experience. Vincent is widely recognized as the leading expert in scoring technology, fraud detection and web traffic optimization and growth. Over the last ten years, he has worked in real-time credit card fraud detection with Visa, advertising mix optimization with CNET, change point detection with Microsoft, online user experience with Wells Fargo, search intelligence with InfoSpace, automated bidding with eBay, click fraud detection with major search engines, ad networks and large advertising clients.

Most recently, Vincent launched Data Science Central, the leading social network for big data, business analytics and data science practitioners. Vincent is a former post-doctorate of Cambridge University and the National Institute of Statistical Sciences. He was among the finalists at the Wharton School Business Plan Competition and at the Belgian Mathematical Olympiads. Vincent has published 40 papers in statistical journals and, a Wiley book,and is an invited speaker at international conferences. He also developed a new data mining technology known as hidden decision trees, owns multiple patents, published the first data science book, and raised $6MM in start-up funding. Vincent is a top 20 big data influencers according to Forbes, was featured on CNN.


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At 12:21pm on September 25, 2014, Christian Block said…

Hello Vincent, 

I just found DataScienceCentral and wanted to say thank you for putting it together! I'm looking forward to reading through more of the content and checking out your book (which I have ordered).  

Best Regards,

Christian Block

At 6:19am on August 5, 2014, Nasir M. Uddin, Ph.D. said…

Hi Vincent:

This is a great platform to be informed with any latest updates in the field of data science - thank you so much for such a platform.

Regards, Nasir 

At 8:03am on January 8, 2013, Marc Jape said…
Vincent:

This is a great platform that I was not aware of. Keep up the good work.

Regards,
Marc
At 1:05pm on December 19, 2012, Johnny L. Hopkins said…

Thank for the request.

At 12:50pm on September 19, 2012, Paul Jameson said…

Hello Vincent, 

Thanks for the connection. I would like to ask you a question, when I joined here my BIO states (To understand the building blocks based on natural data transfer.) it's very good I like that, but could you tell me how my BIO was achieved? Was it (A) human input or (B) machine?  

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This is an announcement regarding my upcoming book: Data Science 2.0. The subtitle is Automation, survival kit, career resources.

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Data science versus statistics, to solve problems: case study

Posted on October 27, 2014 at 9:30am 6 Comments

In this article, I compare two approaches (with their advantages and drawbacks) to compute a simple metric: the number of unique visitors ("uniques") per year for a website. I use the word user or visitor interchangeably.

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