Commentary
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Has Personalized Filtering Gone Too Far?

paulbarsch - August 15, 2011

In a world of plenty, algorithms may be our saving grace as they map, sort, reduce, recommend, and decide how airplanes…

Business Intelligence
541 views

Match Mitigation: When Algorithms Aren’t Enough

SteveSarsfield - December 1, 2010

I’d like to get a little technical on this post. I try to keep my posts business-friendly, but sometimes there's…

Uncategorized
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Rating agency data: Getting gamed

StephenBaker1 - April 24, 2010

It looks like the rating agencies, which contributed so much to the housing bubble (and bust), made it easy for…

Predictive Analytics
473 views

The Ascent of Ranking Algorithms

RamaRamakrishnan - April 19, 2010

Algorithmic ranking is on the rise. Everywhere I turn, something or the other is being ranked analytically. Ranking web pages…

Business Intelligence
617 views

Your Friend the Algorithm

PaulBarsch1 - August 14, 2009

With exponential trends of data growth and computational power colliding, the world is literally drowning in data. There’s too much…

Data Mining
363 views

Data Miners: Participate in 3rd Annual Survey

SDC Editor - March 26, 2009

Data Miners:  Pleaseparticipate in our 3rd Annual Data Miner SurveySurvey Link:www.RexerAnalytics.com/Data-Miner-Survey-Intro2.html Access Code:  SD4W2Pleasealso help us spread the word to more data…

Business Intelligence
423 views

#2: Here’s a thought…

brianfarnan1 - March 23, 2009

An occasional series in which a review of recent posts on SmartData Collective reveals the following nuggets:Who’s in charge here?A…

CRM
586 views

Software Dependence & Model Accuracy

romakanta - March 19, 2009

I work a lot with the Data Mining/Analytics business development team at my current company. My role during these client…