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R Tutorial for Beginners: A Quick Start-Up Kit



Learn R: A Statistical Programming Language



Here's my quick start-up kit for you.
  1. Install R
    1. Linux: "sudo apt-get install r-base" should do…
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Added by Mitchell A. Sanders on October 24, 2013 at 9:00am — 4 Comments

A Tail of 3 Models - The Story of Goodness of Fit with Binary Classification

Before you select the best model based on your favorite goodness of fit statistic – Mean Squared Error, Gini, K-S, AUC, or misclassification rate – STOP!  Model performance metrics are not a one size fits all measure.  As an analyst, selecting the right performance metric might mean the difference between having an exceptionally good result, and having no result.   

The classic example:  There is only a 3% prevalence of the event of interest in my…

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Added by Laura E. Wood Squier on October 24, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

The BigObject - an Agile Analytic Engine for Big Data

Hi all,

This is my first post here. I'm glad to introduce this newly launched big data analytic engine, the BigObject. In the past 2 years we have been working on an optimal approach to handle big data for analytic purposes and challenging the existed models, some assumptions of which are no longer valid. For example, as the data size grows so rapidly, is it still practical that we stick to the relational models neglecting the time spending in data retrievals? What impact did…

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Added by Yuanjen Chen on October 23, 2013 at 11:30pm — 2 Comments

Big Data Skills In Demand (Comprehensive List)

Big Data kills In demand

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Here is a refresher from the last post:

“I went on a job board and searched for the number of job postings that listed Big Data tools as part of the requirements.”

I created a comprehensive list for Big Data skills in  response to the…

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Added by Fari Payandeh on October 23, 2013 at 7:20pm — 2 Comments

IBM Distinguished Engineer solves Big Data Conjecture

A mathematical problem related to big data was solved by Jean-Francois Puget, engineer in the Solutions Analytics and Optimization group at IBM France. The problem was first mentioned on Data Science Central, and an award was offered to the first data scientist to solve it.

Bryan Gorman, Principal Physicist, Chief Scientist at…

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Added by Vincent Granville on October 23, 2013 at 3:00pm — 4 Comments

The Professionalization of Data Science

There has been much discussion and debate about the definition of data science and the new rare breed of sexy bird called the data scientist. The …

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Added by Michael Walker on October 22, 2013 at 10:13pm — 2 Comments

Empower Network Analysts with Automated Pattern Discovery

Our modern lives are driven by computers. Machines grade your child’s standardized tests and identify potentially fraudulent credit card purchases. Behind the scenes of modern society even more machines are creating staggering amounts of unstructured data. Much of it is stored, but almost none of it is analyzed. Keeping these networks running requires that analysts not only be able to understand the streaming network data, but that they understand it as it happens.

Machine log data is…

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Added by Radhika Subramanian on October 22, 2013 at 10:02am — No Comments

The Datification of Life and Business

Datification: A Brief History

The term “Datification” was popular with the data modeling community in the 80’s but was not understood well in the general community, but since the onset of the internet, social media and the improvement in global communication technology, the meaning of “Datification” has had a rebirth. It is a new concept that tracks the conception, development, storage and marketing of all types of data, both for business and life. It has grown in popularity of late to… Continue

Added by Timothy Wiles Fowler on October 21, 2013 at 9:35am — No Comments

" Jobs For Freshers In India "

I am a student currently pursuing a course on   analytics  from Ivy Professional School. I am curious to know what are the future prospects in this field & jobs available for freshers who does not bear a stats background.

I would be highly obliged if professionals & recruiters could throw some insight on the above mentioned topic

Added by Suvadeep Basu on October 21, 2013 at 7:56am — No Comments

Warm-up exercise before data science.

Practicing Data science indeed a long term effort than a learning handful of skills.  We ought to be academically good enough to take up this challenge. However, if you think you came a long way from your academic rebuilding,  but you still have that zeal & passion to take the oil from the data and fill the skill gap of data science then here is the warm-up tips. Below points must exercised before jumping into…

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Added by Manish Bhoge on October 18, 2013 at 9:26am — No Comments

Data Mining and Cookie Butter - Yes, they're related.

Data Mining and Cookie Butter

There is much buzz about the next revolution in technology and the coming innovations that will shape the 21st Century. Those welcoming this change espouse that our lives will be improved…
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Added by piALGO on October 17, 2013 at 8:32am — No Comments

A Niche for Psychologists in Big Data

Recently, I was asked about the role of I/O Psychologists in HR analytics and this whole "big data" movement. And so what I am learning as I researched the topic, and just as I had suspected, is that there are many others in the I/O Psychology field who are also involved in HR analytics and big data. I think I/O Psychologists are in a very favorable position in this big data movement.  The required graduate-level statistics courses are really helpful in preparing I/O…

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Added by B.J. Gonzalvo, PhD on October 16, 2013 at 8:28pm — No Comments

A little known component that should be part of most data science algorithms

This is a component often missing, yet valuable for most systems, algorithms and architectures that are dealing with online or mobile data, known as digital data: be it transaction scoring, fraud detection, online marketing, marketing mix and advertising optimization, online search, plagiarism and spam detection, etc.

I will…

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Added by Vincent Granville on October 16, 2013 at 6:00pm — 5 Comments

20 white papers and power point presentations

Posted on AnalyticBridge over the last few years, related to analytics, data science, big data, statistics, visualization. Feel free to add yours.…

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Added by Vincent Granville on October 16, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Oil n Gas Sensor Data + Big Data Analytics = Game Changer !!!

Each blow costs the Oil and Gas industry a Billion dollars.…



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Added by derick.jose on October 16, 2013 at 12:02am — 3 Comments

Big big love, how big data's influencing the future of the online dating scene

Romance and big data have a lot more in common than you might think. Though the world of tech and data may seem an odd place to uncover love, both online dating and big data work to personalise what a person or brand has to offer, matching and targeting it uniquely to appeal to that one special individual who'll want exactly what’s being advertised.

In many cases for both singles on the dating market and brands on the commercial one, achieving success – using big data to successfully…

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Added by Jed Mole on October 15, 2013 at 3:52am — 3 Comments

Top 5 Cloud Computing Myths…That Just Won’t Die

Like “Big Data”, the term “Cloud Computing” has given rise to a number of misconceptions concerning what it is and what it does. While many of these delusions have been sufficiently debunked, a number of mistaken beliefs about the cloud have managed to keep hanging around---attaining mythical status despite being laid bare on more than a few blogs designed to dismiss them once and for all. And so, culled from the blogosphere for your consideration comes this non-biased compilation of the top…

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Added by Gil Allouche on October 14, 2013 at 10:31am — 1 Comment

Weekly digest - October 14

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Added by Vincent Granville on October 10, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments

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