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Top 5 Reasons R is Good for you

After reading the interesting post of Ajay, I decided to write a post about the good aspects of R. First, I would like to state that I’m not a SAS nor a Clementine user. So the following arguments are my opinions as a R programmer: R is easy...

Posted February 25, 2009    

On the Beauty of Data Mining

When my family and my friends ask me what I plan to work on in the future, they are always surprised by my answer: A different field of application. People usually wonder why I want to change. Is there something you don’t like in your current field...

Posted February 25, 2009    

Data Mining Interview: Eric Siegel

Program chair of the Predictive Analytics World in San Fransisco (more details in this post), Eric Siegel is a professor and data miner with several years experience. He kindly accepted to answer some particular questions about him and data mining...

Posted February 25, 2009    

Blog Maintenance

Dear readers, after more than two years of blogging using Blogger, Data Mining Research will skip to Wordpress (self hosted). Indeed, Blogger is a good choice to start a blog but it has several limitations. A self hosted blog using Wordpress...

Posted February 25, 2009    

Thoughts for John Aitchison

Most of you certainly know the DataScience Analytics blog, a place where great posts about data mining and statistics are written by John Aitchison. I recently wanted to contact him by e-mail and got an answer from his wife Tricia Aitchison that...

Posted February 25, 2009    

Blog Maintenance

Dear readers, after more than two years of blogging using Blogger, Data Mining Research will skip to Wordpress (self hosted). Indeed, Blogger is a good choice to start a blog but it has several limitations. A self hosted blog using Wordpress...

Posted February 24, 2009    

Data Mining Poll: What Networks Do You Use?

As a data miner, or someone interested in data mining, you certainly use different resources to network with people in the field. Some of them may be websites or social networks, etc. In the poll below, you can indicate which networks or websites...

Posted February 18, 2009    

New Job at FinScore

After nearly one year working for a family office in Nyon (Switzerland), I have decided to change my job. Applying data mining techniques to the financial market is extremely exciting. However, the working condition were really bad in the company...

Posted February 12, 2009    

Data Miners on Twitter

After the LinkedIn and Facebook phenomena, here comes Twitter. When the short process of account creation is done, you can start writing small "posts" of maximum 140 characters. Twitter is a kind of micro-blogging platform. It is somehow between the...

Posted February 6, 2009    

On the Beauty of Data Mining

When my family and my friends ask me what I plan to work on in the future, they are always surprised by my answer: A different field of application. People usually wonder why I want to change. Is there something you don’t like in your current field...

Posted February 3, 2009    

Three New Data Mining Blogs

Here are three data mining blogs that I have added to the Data Mining Blogs: The Big List. Here is a small description for these three blogs:Business Intelligence, Data Mining...

Posted January 30, 2009    

Thoughts for John Aitchison

Most of you certainly know the DataScience Analytics blog, a place where great posts about data mining and statistics are written by John Aitchison. I recently wanted to contact him by e-mail and got an answer from his wife Tricia Aitchison that...

Posted January 29, 2009