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Secretive Data Mining Innovators Palantir Raising Funds- To What End?
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Palantir, the CIA funded US firm that specializes in data mining and analysis, is currently raising a serious round of funding, according to sources close to the company. Palantir could be looking at raising $400 million through the current round at a valuation of around $15 billion, according to Forbes. Knowledgeable

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How We Can Use Data Mining To Fight Corruption
Data Science

Data Mining is an analytic process designed to explore data (usually large amounts of data – typically business or market related – also known as “big data”) in search of consistent patterns and/or systematic relationships between variables, and then to validate the findings by applying the detected patterns… Two centuries

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10 Big Data Stories You Shouldn’t Miss This Week
Data Science

TOP DATACONOMY ARTICLES 8 Trends In Big Data For 2015 “As a Big Data recruiter, the speed of change in the industry never ceases to amaze me. I can’t fail to get up in the morning and wonder what the next year (or day) might bring in this ever changing

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Data Mining Tops Linkedin'S List Of The Hottest Skills In 2014
Data Science 101News

The list for 25 Hottest Skills of 2014 that got people hired according to the business networking service provider, LinkedIn, came out mid-December last year, and there has been a significant shuffling since 2013. What came out on top as the number one on this list was Statistical Analysis and

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What'S The Difference Between Supervised And Unsupervised Learning?
Data ScienceMachine Learning

Wiki Supervised Learning Definition  Supervised learning is the Data mining task of inferring a function from labeled training data.The training data consist of a set of training examples. In supervised learning, each example is a pair consisting of an input object (typically a vector) and a desired output value (also called

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Indian Government Using Big Data To Revolutionise Democracy
Big Data

Earlier this year, India’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led a decisive and shocking victory in the Indian elections. Many have speculated that the party’s pioneering use of big data and social media analytics played a decisive role in the BJP’s and Narendra Modi’s success. Now that he’s in power, it would

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Big Data Saving Lives: Pioneering Blood Cancer Research
Big DataHealthcareNews

Researchers at the University of Leeds have pioneered a data mining system for individualising blood cancer treatment, which could revolutionise all cancer care. The blood cancer research was focused around non-Hodgkin lymphoma, which affects 10,000 people in the UK annually, making it the sixth most common cancer. The system, funded by the

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Acadia University: Presentation On Data Analytics (Part 1)
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Yesterday we attended an event at Acadia University where Dr. Danny Silver gave a presentation on Data Analytics and Data Mining. The talk was organised in light of Big Data Week and the presentation gives a good overview of data analytics, the data mining process and the key trends in

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Capgemini: The Value Of Customer Analytics
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According to research conducted by Capgemini, the lack of consumer analytics in commercial banks is proving to be a large impediment to their growth and success. The research shows that banks applying analytics to customer data have a four-percentage point lead in market share over banks that do not, and

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