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Historic day on Data Science Central

Started this discussion. Last reply by Livan Alonso Feb 22. 1 Reply

Today for the first time in our history, we have more traffic coming from Twitter than from Google organic searches. Indeed, for the vast majority of websites, the top traffic sources are direct (no…Continue

Do all credit card accounts eventually die from fraud?

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Studying the lifetime of a credit card account is an interesting topic for credit card issuers. What is the natural cause of death for a credit card account? It is credit card fraud, which eventually…Continue

Most popular data science keywords on DSC

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I did a quick search using our brand new search tool (powered by Google), and here's what I found for a few popular…Continue

Mysterious gaps in Google Analytics numbers

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While looking at the 2000+ most popular live articles on DSC, based on Google Analytics numbers, we found an interesting pattern.…Continue

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To view my full profile, read my data science journey. Below is a short bio.

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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http://www.analyticbridge.com/profile/VincentGranville
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Analytics, Big Data, Data Science
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C-Level
Years of Experience:
15
Your Company:
Data Science Central, AnalyticBridge
Industry:
Internet
How did you find out about DataScienceCentral?
Tim Matteson
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Networking, New venture, Recruiting, Other
What is your Favorite Data Mining or Analytical Website?
http://www.datasciencecentral.com
What Other Analytical Website do you Recommend?
http://www.analyticbridge.com

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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 5:22am on December 3, 2014, Harvey Summers said…

I thought you might like this site: http://rpsychologist.com/d3/CI/ 

Interpreting Confidence Intervals

an interactive visualization

At 11:29pm on October 31, 2014, Philippe Van Impe said…

Being from Belgium, you are welcome to join our meetup group about data sciences http://www.meetup.com/Brussels-Data-Science-Community-Meetup/

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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Building blocks of data science

Posted on February 27, 2015 at 3:30pm 1 Comment

I saw a chart on Twitter, about the precursors to data science. I was surprised to see that their graph is missing many links and entities such as computer science. Data science contributes more to statistics than the other way around. This view is biased…

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Who are the Top Hirers for Data Scientists?

Posted on February 27, 2015 at 10:00am 1 Comment

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In our previous article, we looked at some of the top locations in the US which had data scientists and also the top companies who existed in our LinkedIn Networks in the data science area.  In this article, we look at the top hirers of data…

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Big data and the retail industry: infographics

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