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Statistics.com, a provider of online education in statistics and analytics, announces a partnership with CrowdANALYTIX, a predictive modeling “managed crowdsourcing” company, offering a new online course, “Applied Predictive Analytics in partnership with CrowdANALYTIX“, which will run from Oct. 11 to Nov 8, 2013.

The goal of this course is to teach users (who have basic knowledge of R programming, predictive analytics and statistics)…

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Added by Janet Dobbins on September 11, 2013 at 6:58am — No Comments

Political Campaign Data Science

Yesterday, there was a meetup in Arlington on Political Campaign Data Science with a panel of four experts to talk about their work. As we have all heard, the 2012 Presidential election was steeped in data like never before, with the Obama campaign in particular using advanced analytical methods to target voters, and with Nate Silver and other polling aggregators providing fascinating insights into the dynamics of the campaign. Sasha Issenberg,…

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Added by Janet Dobbins on December 19, 2012 at 10:51am — 1 Comment

Target's methodology for predicting which customers are pregnant.

The pregnancy story took a while to propagate, but, with its arrival in the NY Times Magazine, is now widespread.  What will the 2012 story be? 

Here at Statistics.com, we predict:

On June 26, 2012, Mei Mei Lim from Accenture described how Nokia Siemens Networks built a predictive model for rapid identification of churn "triggers."  The model lets a cell carrier take corrective actions and offer enticements…

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Added by Janet Dobbins on July 4, 2012 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

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