June 12, 2020
Description: Majority of AI approaches are based on the construct of training against historical data and then inferencing new data. While this is a sound and proven approach, a lot of IoT assets coming online don’t have historical data and we don’t necessarily have the time to wait.
Added by Jane Howell on June 12, 2020 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Big Data is probably one of the most misused words of the last decade. It was widely promoted, discussed, and spread around by business managers, technical experts, and experienced academics. Slogans like “Data is the new oil” were widely accepted as unquestionable truth.
These beliefs pushed technologies forward. Its stack, formerly developed by Yahoo! and now owned by the Apache Software Foundation, was recognized as “The” Big Data…Continue
Added by Valeria on December 10, 2019 at 7:21am — No Comments
Bayesian Probability is like a reaction to the Mathematical Probability: what about our…Continue
Added by Marcia Ricci Pinheiro on February 16, 2019 at 11:30pm — No Comments
Many of “out-of-the-box” analytics solutions come with automatically defined user sessions. It’s good to start with, but as your company grows, you’ll want to have your own session definitions based on your event data. Analyzing user sessions with SQL gives you flexibility and full control over how metrics are defined for your unique business.
The session is usually defined as a group…
Added by Luba Belokon on March 27, 2018 at 1:00am — No Comments
Quite recently we’ve built event analytics for our team and thought to share this experience with you in this post .
Many of “out-of-the-box” analytics solutions come with automatically defined user sessions. It’s good to start with, but as your company grows, you’ll want to have your own session definitions based on your event data. Analyzing user…Continue
Added by Luba Belokon on February 8, 2018 at 7:30am — No Comments
In my last blog, I explained my “Animal Spirit Model,” which I used to consider Paddock the Vegas shooter and the fictitious character Jack Torrance (played by Jack Nicholson) in the 1980 horror movie “The Shining.” In this blog, I will be considering the character of Mrs. Torrance - Jack’s wife (played by Shelley Duvall). Below I present the computer generated description for Mrs. Torrance followed by her animal spirit on Excel. The descriptor program responds to the settings on the…Continue
Added by Don Philip Faithful on October 13, 2017 at 5:00am — No Comments
How might a person go about studying something elusive like serial murder or terrorism? I have no formal exposure in this area. Much of the technology that I mention in this blog is meant for another purpose. That other purpose is to study characters in movies, which for me is a great diversion. In particular, I like to map out where certain characters might be found (or lost - i.e. missing characters): the settings they occupy, their roles, their relationships. It goes without saying…Continue
Added by Don Philip Faithful on October 9, 2017 at 5:00am — No Comments
I was wondering how to approach this blog when I decided to toast some raisin-bread for breakfast. Shortly after I started eating it, I began coughing. I have shared this “type” of story with a few people. I often continue eating something regardless of my exact circumstances - that is to say, oblivious to the consequences. As I ate more of the raisin-bread and my coughing worsened, I eventually reached for my inhaler. (I have been diagnosed with borderline asthma now by two doctors.) …Continue
About a month ago in a blog, I introduced what I described as a “spectral attenuation monitor.” At the time I only had an image from MS Works that…Continue
Added by Don Philip Faithful on April 9, 2017 at 6:30am — No Comments
I have been writing about the Crosswave Differential Algorithm for a number of years. I described in previous blogs how the algorithm emerged almost by accident while I was attempting to write an application intended to support quality control. In this blog I will be discussing the event model that powers the algorithm. Events are the details and circumstances…Continue
Added by Don Philip Faithful on January 14, 2017 at 5:27am — No Comments
In recent blogs, I wrote about using codified narrative as a form of data. I also discussed using attribution models to systematically evaluate codified narrative for ontological constructs: e.g. "child abuse" "physical confinement" "cannibalism." I provide a brief overview of these topics a bit later in the blog. The third important piece to make use of narrative data involves "attribution profiling" in a process that I call "catching scent." Following the odour of data involves…Continue
In this blog, I will be discussing the use of attribution models in relation to codified narrative. For this purpose, I will be referring to the plots of two films: the 1974 horror classic “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre”; and a 2014 dark comedy called “Tusk.” I have my own codification system called BERLIN: this is short for “Behavioural Event Reconstruction Linguistic Interface for Narratives.” An attribution model supports the inference of meaning from data. Imagine a student one day going…Continue
Added by Don Philip Faithful on April 9, 2016 at 7:08am — No Comments
BERLIN stands for Behavioural Event Reconstruction Linguistic Interface for Narratives. I introduced BERLIN a few blogs ago - in my "final blog." Theoretically after one's final blog, no further blogs are forthcoming. However, I am now posting bonus blogs reflecting aspects of the same closing subject. Today, I will be elaborating on BERLIN's syntax and how its searches are facilitated. As a general rule, the objective of BERLIN is to convert human-friendly narrative into computer-friendly…Continue
Added by Don Philip Faithful on March 5, 2016 at 10:12am — No Comments
I have been using the term "mass data assignment" in my blogs. I thought I should offer the community some simulated examples. These are simple simulations: all the data is in one place in an agreeable format. The file contents are meant to be easy to peruse. When I was younger, there was a television series called "Stargate SG-1." I have a number of seasons on DVD. In this series, a special branch of the U.S. Air Force visits offworld sites using stable wormholes: teams enter the wormholes…Continue
Added by Don Philip Faithful on November 14, 2015 at 6:41am — No Comments
When I read a blog, I often find myself in deep thought as I approach the end, trying to determine if the author has said anything that I might be able to use. A blog doesn't have to say anything. Nor does it have to be useful to me specifically. It might simply offer a personal reflection on life. As a person who also writes blogs, I…Continue
Added by Don Philip Faithful on January 3, 2015 at 8:16am — No Comments
My favourite explanation of the "butterfly effect" so far is as follows: Under particular conditions, even the tiniest movements of a butterfly can trigger storms and hurricanes. This principle is not limited to butterflies, of course. I think that many of us face pivotal moments in life that leave lasting effects. Perhaps no different than other students, I remember running out of cash during my undergraduate years. I consider this my personal butterfly moment. I had no money for food. I…Continue
Added by Don Philip Faithful on June 7, 2014 at 7:33am — No Comments
Above is a distribution of price differentials for the Dow Jones Industrial Average from the 1930s. The image was generated by one of my programs called Storm. I posted a few images from the same application in other blogs. If I recall correctly, the more volatile differentials (closer to the action) are at top; the more stable differentials (further from the…Continue
Added by Don Philip Faithful on May 24, 2014 at 6:51am — No Comments
With immense growth in technology, financial institutes, skyscrapers and malls, one can find that the number of consumers have increased exponentially in the Middle East over the past few years. Reports suggests that 91% of the population comprises of expats in UAE enjoying high salaries and tax free benefits.
Moreover, the options to spend your money have gotten bigger and better with UAE working towards the initiative to build Smart Cities setting strong infrastructure fundamentals…Continue
Added by IPSITA on November 22, 2013 at 12:02pm — No Comments