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. More on perception

. Smarter Analytics: Police Departments

. The Seven Habits of Highly Data-Scientific Organizations

. More about regression

. IBM's Academic Initiative and Watson

. How big data could make job-hunting less stressful

. Mr. Risany's slides.

. Ms. Meyer's presentation

. On the Case at Mount Sinai, Itís Dr. Data

. Analytics and the Internet of Things

. Visualization Tools
Google Charts

. From TEDx Gateway Arch: Andrew Winship of Juristat (more about Andrew Winship)

. The Tableau Tutorial and Sample Data.

. The midterm is available; the data noted in Question 2 is also available. The graphs are now all viewable.

. We have not talked about tools, but here is Gartner's view of the Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms

. Supporting novice decision makers: Count Bayesie

. Visualization
The Beauty of Data Visualization
Making Data More Human
     Jer Throp selected works
The Sixth Sense (and maybe the future is here ... Watch this!
Visual Design Aids and Understanding of Cancer Data
Dr. Campbell's talk on visualization
More about graphics
Perception issues: what color is this dress? More about the dress.

. Problems with user interfaces
Emotional Design Fail: My Nest Thermostat
Apple's New Diverse Emoji Characters

. DSS and Humans: Who Makes the Decisions?
At UPS the Algorithm Is the Driver
Confidence Games: Why People Donít Trust Machines to Be Right
Charles Barkley Comments on Role of Advanced Statistics, Analytics in NBA

. The Moral Roots of Liberals and Conservatives

. These Diagrams Reveal How To Negotiate With People Around The World and The Lewis Model Explains Every Culture In The World

. The top 3 directions predictive analytics will take in 2015

. Big Data Knows When You're Going to Quit Your Job Before You Do

. Evening class groups

Group A

Stephanie Lenhart
Emily McCarthy
Anna O Shea-Newton
Sarah Rosen
Lijing Yang

Group B

Richard Altman
Shashin Amatya
Yi Gao
Sidra Naseer
Lauren Reuther

Group C

James Francois
Xichen Liu
Bradley Precht
Sophia Russo
Kenneth Webb

Group E

Kranthi Kancharla
Scott Manns
Eric Rodis
Kenneth Stecher
Sisi Yang

. Our audio clip

. The Moral Hazard of Big Data

. Data

. Decision Making
Dan Gilbert: Why we make bad decisions
Sheena Iyengar: How to make choosing easier
Are we in control of our own decisions?

. Graphs by MIT Students Show the Enormously Intrusive Nature of Metadata

. History of BI.

. The Queen of Code.

. Why You Decide the Way You Do

. Graduate Students: Approved paper topics.
  • Big Data
  • Business Intelligence Use in a particular industry
  • Analytics Maturity
  • Data Warehousing
  • Data Mining
  • OLAP
  • Comparison of BI Tools
  • Intelligence in BI Tools
  • Data Visualization
  • Metaphors in BI
  • DashBoards
  • Human-Computer Interaction Systems
  • Transnational Application Issues
  • Evaluation of BI Tools
  • Each student must select a topic from the above list and have it approved. Other topics must be approved asap.

    . A new way to visualize weather data

    weather map showing loaves of bread rather than inches of snow

    Dilbert cartoon about causality

    . The Joy of Statistics

    . Big Data: Lessons From Earlier Revolutions

    . Analytics Blogs
    Mike Trick's OR Blog
    Punk Rock Operations Research
    Project Management 411
    Business Intelligence -- Oracle
    Cyril on Business Intelligence

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