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Using Analytics to Intervene with Underperforming College Students (Innovative Practice) | EDUCAUSE
data mining to find "underperforming" students. "However, there is no clear consensus on how to intervene with current students in a way they will accept and not associate with academic "profiling.""
education  data  mining 
february 2011 by gnat
The Four Hundred--Jeff Jonas Explores the Nature of Data in COMMON Keynote
Aha. Jonas is talking about breaking down the difference between queries, stored queries, and triggers. As you add data, old queries are still waiting for matches, and when matches are found the user's notified even if it's weeks after the original query was entered. Treating database as a jigsaw, not as bucket.
databases  mining  data 
june 2009 by gnat » Microsoft offers data mining tools in the cloud
Microsoft offers some data mining functionality of SQL Server 2008 with no local analysis services server in the cloud. The service is offered in two flavors: a cloud service and as a plug-in for Excel.
data  mining  microsoft  cloud  tools 
april 2009 by gnat
: : : Bo : : :
Bo runs Google's internal prediction market and between his blog and David Pennock's, there are a heap of interesting pointers to what's new in the field.
blogs  prediction  markets  mining 
january 2009 by gnat
Data Mining with R: learning by case studies
abandoned alas in 2003, after 1.5 case studies.
data  programming  mining  r  stats 
january 2009 by gnat
The sapphire mines of Madagascar - The Big Picture -
The pictures are interesting, but there's a link to a Google Maps view of the place. The pockmarks are incredible.
photos  people  mining  africa 
october 2008 by gnat
Official Google Research Blog: All Our N-gram are Belong to You
wonder whether they'll make an API to this available within G.A.E.
data  language  mining 
july 2008 by gnat
BBC NEWS | Science/Nature | Mobile phones expose human habits
more reality mining, this time by Barabasi (one of the original social network theory people)
mobile  culture  data  mining 
june 2008 by gnat
Esper -
Open source software for processing events, discovering complex patterns among multiple streams of event data, with the goal of identifying the meaningful events within those streams, and deriving meaningful information from them.
opensource  java  data  mining 
june 2008 by gnat
Map-Reduce for Machine Learning on Multicore
PDF of Stanford paper on implementing 10 machine learning algorithms on map-reduce. No code.
parallel  programming  distributed  data  mining  algorithms  research 
may 2008 by gnat
Wired News: Judging a Book by Its Contents
In which Nat is quoted and much love is directed Bezosward.
nat  radar  ai  text  books  mining  nlp 
may 2005 by gnat

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