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.How Data Mining Can Help Advertisers Hit Their Targets

. Intuition Is The Highest Form Of Intelligence

.The projects from UMSL|Hack #startuplife

.An example of modeling is on What do you think of the technique?

.Can Big Data Make Business More Ethical

6 Best Practices for Creating Effective Dashboards
    Read the WhitePaper here
Are female emojis sexist and harmful to girls?

A Tutorial
See the stories in your data
Top Baby Names By State Data
The Baby Name Visualization
The NFL + Tableau Online
.A student version of Tableau.

. Visualization
David McCandless: The beauty of data visualization

Jer Thorp: Make data more human
Jer Thorp: Visualizing the world's Twitter data
Jer Thorp: TED-ED: Visualizing the World's Twitter Data
     Jer Throp selected works
Jer Thorp: Project Cascade
Jer Thorp: jer-thorp-ted (a blog)

. More about Visualization
Visual Design Aids and Understanding of Cancer Data
It's Time to Redesign the Medical Record
10 Data Visualization Tools To Bring Analytics Into Focus
A Visualization: Do jobs run in families?;
     more about it at How Your Parents' Career Choices Affect Your Own, Visualized
World Population Growth
4 Lessons for Brilliant Data Visualization

. Graphics
Dr. Campbell's talk on visualization
More about graphics

.What's New?
Top 10 Big Data Trends for 2017
On the validity of mathematical models

.Undergraduate Midterm

. New Articles
The Mathematics of Love
Overcoming Algorithm Aversion
Why the Rules of the Road Aren't Enough to Prevent People from Dying
All Models are Wrong, Some are Useful
The Great Artificial Intelligence Gamble that Finally Paid Off

.What's in the News?
Realizing The Potential Of Big Data And Analytics
MD Anderson Benches IBM Watson In Setback For Artificial Intelligence In Medicine
Technology Is Not Always The Answer: Fixing Cybersecurity in Healthcare
If Waffle House Is Closed, Itís Time To Panic
What do we do with all this big data?
The rise of human-computer cooperation
Engineers Assist Bank of America Chicago Marathon with Technology
Why smart statistics are the key to fighting crime
Why Executives Don't Trust Their Own Data And Analytics Insights
GE's Big Bet on Data and Analytics
A new tool, InetSoft

. More on perception

. A new tool, InetSoft

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

comic comparing fortune tellers to practitioners of analytics

. Nate Silver
TED Talk
Why Even the Best Foreecasters Miss the Mark
Art and Science of Prediction
2016 MLB Predictions

. The Groups

Group A

Wenwen Sheng
Amanda Spacaj-Gorham
Jarrett Sullivan
Nicholas Vail

Group B

Binni Ashokkumar Gandhi
Pallavi Anilkumar Kashyap
Justin Nolde
Apurva Sinha
Xinglu Wang

Group C

Samuel Clervi
Rachel Petzoldt
Kory Mitchell
Mark Phillips
Sabina Yuan

Group D

Stephanie Kalin
Brittany Paris
Johnathan Burnworth
Fernando Robledo Fernandez
Arun Venkatesh

Group E

Lei Yang
Richard Koch
James Dodson
Stephanie Nguyen
Cong Liu

Group F

Jonathan Shanker
Jimin Yeo
Manting Zhang
Elizabeth Buckley
Godwin Dorvlo

Group G

Shuhan Liu
Ivana Grubesic
Harishana Parthiban Ram Sait
Pablo Romero Rodriguez
Tianhui Yu

. The Right to be Forgotten in the Media: A Data-Driven Study
. The Trouble with Big Data? It's Called the Recency Bias
How Not to be Duped by Data

. History of BI.

Dilbert cartoon about causality

. A new way to visualize weather data

weather map showing loaves of bread rather than inches of snow

. Some of the top articles for 2015 (according to SAS)
6 big data dos and doníts
Big data and the Internet of Things: Two sides of the same coin?
Amplify your data career with analytics
Hiring? We have the data scientist interview questions you need
How Hadoop can help... even if you donít have big data
Tracking down answers to your questions about data scientists
6 big data dos and doníts

. Recent Articles
The Ascendency of Data Lakes
Why People Get More Stupid in a Crowd
The Moral Hazard of Big Data
Maps moving in time: a standard of excellence for data displays
Why You Decide the Way You Do
The big data of bad driving, and how insurers plan to track your every turn

. Type 1 error and Type 2 error explained
Graphical explanation
Four quadrants explanation
Photographic Explanation
Null Hypothesis
A null hypothesis is a default position. It represents the conditions of a variable in the state where the values and behavior are known. it is often stated as if there no relationship between two variables. Rejecting the null hypothesis allows you to conclude that there are grounds for believing there is a relationship between the two variables. If it is not rejected, then you cannot assume there is a relationship between the two variables.

Not reject null hypothesis

. Decision Making
Dan Gilbert: Why we make bad decisions
Sheena Iyengar: How to make choosing easier
Are we in control of our own decisions?
The Moral Roots of Liberals and Conservatives
Perception issues: what color is this dress? More about it

. The Joy of Statistics

. 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.

    . Big Data: Lessons From Earlier Revolutions

    . The Queen of Code.

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

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