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Microsoft researchers detail VC3, a way to securely process data in the cloud

Microsoft Research today unveiled Verifiable Confidential Cloud Computing (VC3), a framework for processing data that keeps code and data from being seen by attackers or people working for a cloud provider.<p>VC3 is a MapReduce framework that can run distributed computations on top of Hadoop …

NBA's final four are 'believers' in analytics

According to ESPN’s Great Analytics Rankings, the Houston Rockets, Atlanta Hawks, Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors -- the remaining four …

Data Science – Short lesson on cluster analysis

(This article was first published on <b>R - Data Science Heroes Blog</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>Introduction<p>In clustering you let data to be …

Call for papers

<b>Enhancing Impact: Convergence of Communities for Grounding, Implementation and Validation</b><p>The 6th International Conference on Learning Analytics and …

Predicting Flights Delay Using Supervised Learning, Logistic Regression

<i>Guest blog post by Peter Chen</i><p><b>1. Introduction</b><p>In this post, we’ll use a supervised machine learning technique called logistic regression to predict …

Machine Learning

Columbia data science course, week 1: what is data science?

What’s Up with Big Data? Let’s Look at the Trends

While there’s no question that the buzz of “big data” is still going strong, how well is big data actually catching on? To answer this question, …

Opportunities and Value Through Data Science (Part 1)

I recently attended the Strata + Hadoop World Conference in San Jose, and came away impressed with the accelerating pace of innovation in the world of Big Data. Companies and startups are innovating in every area of the Big Data value chain – from automating how data is collected, cleaned, and …

List of amazing talks from New York R Conference 2015

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Apache Parquet paves the way for better Hadoop data storage

Apache Parquet, which provides columnar storage in Hadoop, is now a top-level Apache Software Foundation (ASF)-sponsored project, paving the way for …

scikit-learn video #5: Choosing a machine learning model

Welcome back to my video series on machine learning in Python with scikit-learn. In the previous video, we learned how to train three different …

Big data in higher education

Michael Timms explains how the emerging field of learning analytics is helping tertiary institutions identify and address the individual needs of …

Review of top 10 online Data Science courses

As more and more of life’s day-to-day work and personal activities are being simplified by Big Data technologies, the need for data scientists has …

Practical applications of machine learning in cyber security - Help Net Security

As more and more organizations are being targeted by cyber criminals, questions are being raised about their planning, preparedness, and investment …

Open source tools for large-scale neuroscience

New technologies for monitoring and manipulating the nervous system promise exciting biology but pose challenges for analysis and computation. …

Data Science Tweet Analysis – What tools are people talking about?

(This article was first published on <b>Mango Solutions</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>By Chris Musselle PhD, Mango UK<p>At ­Mango we use a variety …

Why Data Mining Is So Important

Data mining, to the uninitiated, sounds like the kind of monotonous computational activity that requires a big computer, a mass of information and …

Interview: Antonio Magnaghi, TicketMaster on Unifying Heterogeneous Analytics through Lambda Architecture

<b>Antonio Magnaghi</b> is Vice President, Data Sciences, at Ticketmaster, one of the World's largest eCommerce sites.<p>At Ticketmaster Antonio is leading key …

MLDM 2016 : Machine Learning and Data Mining in Pattern Recognition

The Aim of the Conference<p>The aim of the conference is to bring together researchers from all over the world who deal with machine learning and data …

5 tools and techniques for text analytics

There’s a proliferation of unstructured data on the Internet and coming into customer call centres. But manually going through the haystack to find …

Nexenta Unveils Big Data Storage System for OpenStack

Nexenta, one of the few big data storage providers that specializes in direct-attached, software-defined storage, on May 18 launched NexentaEdge, a …

Big data is broken, but whose job is it to fix it?

Nearly two-thirds (62%) of survey respondents reported feeling overwhelmed by the volume of incoming data, and a staggering 85% said they were unable …

Visualization in the Age of Big Data

The extent and impact of recent security breaches is showing that current security approaches are just not working. But what can we do to protect our business? We have been advocating monitoring for a long time as a way to detect subtle, advanced attacks that are still making it through our …

Why Is Big Data So Big In Health Care?

Far and away, the industry that pops up the most in discussions of big data is health care. It’s not surprising, if you think about it. Lots of disparate sources of data, much of it unstructured. An industry dying to become more cost-effective – or, at least, less wasteful. And an onslaught of new …