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Think Breadth, Not Depth – Seong Lee ODSC Boston 2015
Think Breadth, Not Depth from odsc We’ve all been told to “work smarter, not harder.” But what does working smarter really mean? In the world of finance and trading, working smarter means working differently. None of us can compete against computers stacked inches away from the stock exchange or... Read more
Big Data: Pig, Hive, Hadoop w/MapReduce – Gil Benghiat, Chris Bergh, Eric Estabrooks
Big Data Infrastructure: Introduction to Hadoop with MapReduce, Pig, and Hive from odsc The main objective of this workshop is to give the audience hands on experience with several Hadoop technologies and jump start their hadoop journey. In this workshop, you will load data and submit queries using Hadoop!... Read more
Using Open Source Solutions in Sports Business Operations – Matthew Wills ODSC Boston 2015
Using Open Source Solutions in Sports Business Operations from odsc This presentation will overview how the Grizzlies apply the use of R to their sales and marketing business operations. From basic data manipulation, to statistical modeling and enhanced visualization, the Grizzlies utilize R as a tool that efficiently positions... Read more
Productionizing Deep Learning from the Ground Up – Adam Gibson ODSC Boston 2015
Productionizing Deep Learning From the Ground Up from odsc Presenter Bio Adam Gibson is the founder of Skymind.io and is a deep­ learning specialist based in San Francisco assisting Fortune 500 companies, hedge funds, PR firms and startup accelerators with their machine learning projects. Adam has a strong track... Read more
Building a Predictive Analytics Solution with Azure ML  – Fidan Boylu & Syed Fahad Allam Shah ODSC Boston 2015
Building a Predictive Analytics Solution with Azure ML from odsc Create and operationalize a predictive model using Microsoft Azure Machine Learning. –Perform the typical steps involved in building a predictive analytics solution such as data ingestion, data cleansing, data exploration, feature engineering, model selection and evaluation of model results... Read more
Beyond Names – Gregor Stewart ODSC Boston 2015
Beyond Names from odsc Finding and classifying the mentions of the things named in text, often called Named Entity Recognition or NER, is a fundamental task in many search and analysis applications. Mature, robust NER technology is available for many languages and domains, from people, places, and products, to... Read more
Domain Expertise and Unstructured Date – William Macmillan & Evan Schnidman ODSC Boston 2015
Domain Expertise and Unstructured Data from odsc Data science allows us to turn a dark forest into a world of perpetual twilight by giving us the tools to better understand the data that surrounds us. Unfortunately, in this world of twilight we still need a flashlight to get a... Read more
Practical Mergic – Aaron Schumacher ODSC Boston 2015
http://bit.ly/PracticalMergic Combining data sets can be a huge pain, with possible problems both obvious and insidious. Aaron will present practical approaches for detecting and avoiding potential pitfalls, as well as rigorous and repeatable processes for generating merge tables through reduction to de-duplication. The focus will be on techniques for... Read more
How I Fight Slavery – Eric Schles ODSC Boston 2015
http://bit.ly/EricSchlesODSCTalk In this talk I will be covering a set to techniques I’ve used to track and find instances of human trafficking on the internet. I’ll be going over web scraping, entity recognition, some techniques for text comparison, and data storage concerns. The tool that I will be explaining... Read more
Intro to Text Mining Using tm, openNLP and topicmodels – Ted Kwartler ODSC Boston 2015
Intro to Text Mining Using tm, openNLP and topicmodels from odsc You will learn how modern customer service organizations use data to understand important customer attributes and how R is used for workforce optimization. Topics include real world examples of how R is used in large scale operations to... Read more