The Five Tribes of Machine Learning and What You Can Take From Each
There are 5 main schools of thought in machine learning, and each has its own master algorithm. What we need is a single algorithm combining the key features of them all. Pedro Domingos, University of Washington describes his work toward this goal.
Keynote Address: Managing the Data Deluge: Analytics at the Edge
Jim Goodnight, CEO, SAS on The Analytics of Things.
Do's and Don'ts of Measuring Forecast Accuracy
Len Tashman, Foresight: The International Journal of Applied Forecasting describes pitfalls forecasters face when working to produce accurate forecasts and suggests how to replace them with more appropriate practices.
Text Analytics on Electronic Medical Record Data
This session Mark Pitts, Lifetime Healthcare describes the journey from data acquisition to text analytics on clinical, textual data and includes real examples of clinical data and the challenges involved.
Keynote Address: Disruptive Tech: The Unrecognizable New World of Tech and Culture
In this funny, fast-paced snapshot of the new world, Yahoo Tech columnist David Pogue will bring you up to date–and help you consider what we’ll gain, what we’ll lose, and what beliefs will shift into something we’ve never seen before.
Simulation Approach for Aircraft Spare Engines and Engine Parts Planning
Jose Ramirez-Hernandez and Mei Zhang, American Airlines present a simulation-based method for planning the required spare-ownership levels for engine spares and parts.
What Are the Top Skills Needed to Be a Data Scientist?
Dr. Goutam Chakraborty of Oklahoma State University outlines the top skills you need to be successful as a data scientist.
The Do’s and Don’ts of Forecasting with Len Tashman
Learn the best forecasting tips from Len Tashman, editor of "Foresight: Editor of Foresight: The International Journal of Applied Forecasting."
Keynote: SAS Talks - Jonathan Wexler - Opportunities and Innovations in Analytics
To see real value in your data, you must move beyond basic analytics to mass-scale, automated machine learning. Jonathan Wexler, SAS will explain how data scientists and business analysts can coexist in this advanced ecosystem.
Keynote: SAS Talks - Wayne Thompson - Opportunities and Innovations in Analytics
Wayne Thompson, SAS illustrates the challenge of high-dimensional data by showing its underlying structure with Yelp reviews from Las Vegas, creating business taxonomies, providing personalized recommendations and shedding insight into user linkages.
Saving Money, Time and Miles with Analytics
Jack Levis, Senior Director of Process Management at UPS, shares the story of how UPS used analytics to save millions of dollars, miles and energy.
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