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Have You Heard About Unsupervised Decision Trees

Summary: Unless you’re involved in anomaly detection you may never have heard of Unsupervised Decision Trees.  It’s a very interesting approach to decision trees that on the surface doesn’t sound possible but in practice is the backbone of modern intrusion detection. I was at a presentation recently that focused on stream processing but the use case presented was about anomaly detection.  When they started talking about unsupervised decision trees my antenna went up.  What do you mean…See More
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Editorial Director for DataScienceCentral. President and Chief Data Scientist at Data-Magnum, providing predictive analytics and big data infrastructure projects as a service. Bill has been an active commercial predictive modeler since 2001.
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http://www.data-magnum.com
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Analytics, Data Integration, Big Data, Data Science
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15
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Data-Magnum, LLC
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big data and predictive analytics
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Have You Heard About Unsupervised Decision Trees

Posted on October 17, 2017 at 8:30am 1 Comment

Summary: Unless you’re involved in anomaly detection you may never have heard of Unsupervised Decision Trees.  It’s a very interesting approach to decision trees that on the surface doesn’t sound possible but in practice is the backbone of modern intrusion detection.

 

I was at a presentation recently that focused on stream processing but the use case presented was about anomaly detection.  When they started talking about unsupervised decision trees my…

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Predictive Analytics Takes a Victory Lap

Posted on October 10, 2017 at 8:41am 3 Comments

Summary:  Over the last eight years predictive analytics has become a fully mature technology with wide adoption among the largest and most successful companies.  The Advanced Analytic Platforms we have to make our work more effective and efficient also show substantial improvement.

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Some Thoughts on Mid-Career Switching Into Data Science

Posted on October 3, 2017 at 7:06am 12 Comments

Summary:  If you are mid-career and thinking about switching into data science here are some things to think about in planning your journey.

 

We get lots of inquiries from readers asking for career advice and many of these identify as mid-career looking to switch into data science.  If you’re in this group you face some of the same challenges beginners do but also some that are unique to your circumstance.  Here are some thoughts and observations that may…

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Deep Diving the Data Lake – Automatically Determining What’s In There

Posted on September 26, 2017 at 9:32am 0 Comments

Summary:  As your data lake grows larger and your user group more diverse you will need these tools that automatically catalog data and control access to your information.  They are a huge benefit and only enhance the spirit of free exploration of data for new value.

 

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At 9:08pm on July 27, 2015, Ziauddin Syed said…

Dear William,

Congratulation to you on your promotion to Editorial Director for the Data Science Central Network (DSC). 

Regards,

Zia

 
 
 

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