Big Data - How Data Analytics Is Transforming the World

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Big Data
How Data Analytics Is Transforming the World

2014

From science to sales, from sociology to sports, data analytics is unraveling the fascinating secrets hidden in numbers, patterns, relationships, and information of every kind. Get introduced to the key concepts, methods, and...

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Tim Chartier

In This Series

Data Analytics - What's the "Big" Idea?
Episode 1
Data Analytics - What's the "Big" Idea?
Got Data? What Are You Wondering About?
Episode 2
Got Data? What Are You Wondering About?
A Mindset for Mastering the Data Deluge
Episode 3
A Mindset for Mastering the Data Deluge
Looking for Patterns - and Causes
Episode 4
Looking for Patterns - and Causes
Algorithms - Managing Complexity
Episode 5
Algorithms - Managing Complexity
The Cycle of Data Management
Episode 6
The Cycle of Data Management
Getting Graphic and Seeing the Data
Episode 7
Getting Graphic and Seeing the Data
Preparing Data Is Training for Success
Episode 8
Preparing Data Is Training for Success
How New Statistics Transform Sports
Episode 9
How New Statistics Transform Sports
Political Polls - How Weighted Averaging Wins
Episode 10
Political Polls - How Weighted Averaging Wins
When Life Is (Almost) Linear - Regression
Episode 11
When Life Is (Almost) Linear - Regression
Training Computers to Think like Humans
Episode 12
Training Computers to Think like Humans
Anomalies and Breaking Trends
Episode 13
Anomalies and Breaking Trends
Simulation - Beyond Data, Beyond Equations
Episode 14
Simulation - Beyond Data, Beyond Equations
Overfitting - Too Good to Be Truly Useful
Episode 15
Overfitting - Too Good to Be Truly Useful
Bracketology - The Math of March Madness
Episode 16
Bracketology - The Math of March Madness
Quantifying Quality on the World Wide Web
Episode 17
Quantifying Quality on the World Wide Web
Watching Words - Sentiment and Text Analysis
Episode 18
Watching Words - Sentiment and Text Analysis
Data Compression and Recommendation Systems
Episode 19
Data Compression and Recommendation Systems
Decision Trees - Jump-Start an Analysis
Episode 20
Decision Trees - Jump-Start an Analysis
Clustering - The Many Ways to Create Groups
Episode 21
Clustering - The Many Ways to Create Groups
Degrees of Separation and Social Networks
Episode 22
Degrees of Separation and Social Networks
Challenges of Privacy and Security
Episode 23
Challenges of Privacy and Security
Getting Analytical about the Future
Episode 24
Getting Analytical about the Future