This year there were a record number of posters presented at the Analytics 2012 Conference. The poster pavilion maintained a steady flow of attendees throughout and peaked during the “Meet the poster authors” segments. Posters from students, professors and experts in industry were on display showcasing the latest research and
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Math and analytics are back “in vogue,” says Kathy Lange, member of the Americas Business Analytics practice at SAS. Since she was little, Kathy has seen the world as one big math problem, and her devotion to mathematics is overwhelmingly clear in this lively interview. Read on below, and be
Math is a system of rules, and so is computer software, says Joseph Pingenot, a software developer in the Enterprise Miner group. Pingenot—whose background in physics includes modeling quantum wells, semiconductor research and next-generation electronics—uses math every day, at work and at home. Read on to find out how! How
Once again it is time for the Data Mining Shootout. This competition is now in its sixth year and is a great way for faculty and student teams to showcase their data mining skills. Participants in the Data Mining Shootout will be given a hypothetical, but common business problem to solve.
This week's SAS author's tip comes from Randy Collica and his new book Customer Segmentation and Clustering Using SAS Enterprise Miner, Second Edition. Randy, a Senior Solutions Architect for SAS, is extremely knowledgeable and approachable. In his new book, Randy uses SAS Enterprise Miner and the most commonly available techniques for customer
Yes, it’s a holiday week, which means Thanksgiving-related posts and people telling you what they’re thankful for. You know it, you love it. So here’s my shot: I’m thankful for new editions. That’s right—second editions, third editions—if it’s new and updated, I’m all for it. Go with me on this….
Are you struggling to master SAS Enterprise Miner? Does it feel as if there are ten duotrigintillion (i.e. a Googol) choices and options that are keeping you from making progress? Why not proceed in the same way Neanderthals consumed a mammoth; piece by piece! You first have to decide on
contributed by Sandy Varner, SAS Publishing Operations Manager We’ve been talking a lot lately about eBooks. I hope you’ve downloaded the FREE Kindle eBook What’s New in SAS 9.3. Now, we have two more eBook deals for you from SAS Publishing – one for JMP users and one for SAS
Would you like to have a clearer understanding of your customers? If so, this week's featured SAS Author's Tip delivers the goods. SAS Press author Randy Collica is a Senior Solutions Architect for SAS and his book CRM Segmentation and Clustering: Using SAS Enterprise Miner contains a lot of how-to
Director of Business Strategy for the Orlando Magic, Anthony Perez, recently spoke at the SAS Global Forum Executive Conference on how analytics is molding the NBA - both on and off the court. The Orlando Magic is currently one of the top teams in the NBA, and that is no
Editor's Note: The following question was recently asked of our statistical training instructors. Terry Woodfield, along with Bob Lucas took the time to write this eloquent and easily digestible answer. Question: I'm trying to get a general – very general – understanding what the Bayes theorem is, and is used
Plans are underway for a day of getting dirty with data! My SAS colleagues, Tapan Patel and Wayne Thompson, along with workshop host Dean Abbott, President of Abbott Analytics, are hosting a Hands-On Predictive Analytics Workshop on October 18th. This session is one of several workshops that kick off the
My colleagues Tapan Patel, Wayne Thompson & Chris Stephens hosted over 550 live attendees on June 16th for our Data Mining 101 live webinar, part 3 of the Applying Business Analytics Webinar Series. Folks joined from all over North America as well as 32 other countries around the world. Since