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Vincent Granville's Blog – September 2013 Archive (15)

Our 29 best articles about data scientists

Posted on DataScienceCentral, AnalyticBridge and BigDataNews over the last 2 years:

  1. Marrying computer science, statistics and domain expertize…
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Added by Vincent Granville on September 26, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments

DSC Webinar Series

List of events (webinars) hosted by Data Science Central since June 2012:

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Added by Vincent Granville on September 25, 2013 at 5:44pm — 2 Comments

Weekly digest - September 30

Sponsored Announcement

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Added by Vincent Granville on September 25, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

The Data Discovery Platform - Teradata Labs (Webinar)

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Organizations classified as 'Fact Finders' — described as more analytically oriented — are 20% more likely to be among leaders within their industry. While business analytics has been around for decades,…
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Added by Vincent Granville on September 19, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

A Guide to Mass Shootings in America

Interesting stats about types of weapons, locations, whether weapon was acquired legally, and gender of killer, etc. Would be nice to see trends on a chart.

Read full article (where you will be able to zoom in…

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Added by Vincent Granville on September 19, 2013 at 8:30am — 11 Comments

Your social network profile used in credit scoring models

Who you like on Facebook might end up in your loan application being denied. This article was posted in MotherJones as Your Deadbeat Facebook Friends Could Cost You a Loan.…

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Added by Vincent Granville on September 19, 2013 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Instructions for guest bloggers

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Added by Vincent Granville on September 18, 2013 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

Our best data visualization articles

Posted over the last 12 months or so. Includes not just charts and diagrams, but also video production, with source code.

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Added by Vincent Granville on September 17, 2013 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Weekly Digest - September 16

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Added by Vincent Granville on September 12, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Building better search tools: problems and solutions

Have you ever done a Google search for mining data? It returns the same results as for data mining. Yet these are two very different keywords: mining data usually means data about mining. And if you search for data about mining you still get the same results anyway.…

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Added by Vincent Granville on September 11, 2013 at 9:30pm — 10 Comments

Selected articles from top news outlets

29 articles recently published:

  1. 6 Ways to Address Collinearity in Regression Models…
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Added by Vincent Granville on September 9, 2013 at 8:03pm — No Comments

Can you win a Facebook data science job? Take the test!

Facebook has launched a Kaggle competition to hire a data scientist:

“This competition tests your text skills on a large dataset from the Stack Exchange sites. The task is to predict the tags (a.k.a. keywords, topics,…

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Added by Vincent Granville on September 5, 2013 at 7:00pm — No Comments

The Modern Data Architecture - DSC Webinar

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Join us for a Webinar on September 24

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Added by Vincent Granville on September 5, 2013 at 6:30am — No Comments

Marrying computer science, statistics and domain expertize

I was reading an article written by Google scientists about how to predict ad click based on user query and the text ad. The article, written by a team of Google scientists - surely experts from top universities - focuses on the very large number of metrics in the model…

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Added by Vincent Granville on September 4, 2013 at 8:00pm — 9 Comments

Q&A: Thinking of Data as Information Capital

Thinking of data as information capital and treating it much as a company treats other kinds of capital (such as financial and human) can get leaders thinking about information in a different way.

Guest blog post by Linda Briggs. TDWI article originally published…

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Added by Vincent Granville on September 4, 2013 at 10:29am — No Comments

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