#Rstats gets into Enterprise Cloud Software

Here is an excellent example of how websites should help rather than hinder new customers take a demo of the software without being overwhelmed by sweet talking marketing guys who dont know the difference between heteroskedasticity, probability, odds and likelihood. It is made by Zementis (Dr Michael Zeller has been a frequent guest here) and Revolution Analytics … Continue reading “#Rstats gets into Enterprise Cloud Software”

Augustus- a PMML model producer and consumer. Scoring engine.

I just checked out this new software for making PMML models. It is called Augustus and is created by the Open Data Group (http://opendatagroup.com/) , which is headed by Robert Grossman, who was the first proponent of using R on Amazon Ec2. Probably someone like Zementis ( http://adapasupport.zementis.com/ ) can use this to further test , enhance … Continue reading “Augustus- a PMML model producer and consumer. Scoring engine.”

The long tail of the internet

On a whim, I took the all time stats of my blog posts (more than 1000 posts) , and tried to plot their distribution. Basically I copied and pasted all the data in a Google docs spreadsheet. and I created dummy codes (like URL1, URL2…. URL 500) Next I  downloaded the…. I wasnt in the … Continue reading “The long tail of the internet”

PMML Plugin for Greenplum now available

From a press release from Zementis.   , the Universal PMML Plug-in for in-database scoring. Available now for the EMC Greenplum Database, a high-performance massively parallel processing (MPP) database, the plug-in leverages the Predictive Model Markup Language (PMML) to execute predictive models directly within EMC Greenplum, for highly optimized in-database scoring. Developed by the Data Mining Group (DMG), PMML … Continue reading “PMML Plugin for Greenplum now available”

PAWCON Bay Area March

The biggest Predictive Analytics Conference comes back to the SF Bay in March next year. From http://www.predictiveanalyticsworld.com/sanfrancisco/2011/ Predictive Analytics World March 2011 in San Francisco is packed with the top predictive analytics experts, practitioners, authors and business thought leaders, including keynote speakers: Sugato Basu, Ph.D.Senior Research ScientistGoogleLessons Learned in Predictive Modeling for Ad Targeting Eric Siegel, Ph.D.Conference … Continue reading “PAWCON Bay Area March”

Scoring SAS and SPSS Models in the cloud

An announcement from Zementis and Predixion Software– about using cloud computing for scoring models using PMML. Note R has a PMML package as well which is used by Rattle, data mining GUI for exporting models. Source- http://www.marketwatch.com/story/predixion-software-introduces-new-product-to-run-sas-and-spss-predictive-models-in-the-cloud-2010-10-19?reflink=MW_news_stmp ——————————————————————————————————– ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Oct 19, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Predixion Software today introduced Predixion PMML Connexion(TM), an interface … Continue reading “Scoring SAS and SPSS Models in the cloud”

Event: Predictive analytics with R, PMML and ADAPA

From http://www.meetup.com/R-Users/calendar/14405407/ The September meeting is at the Oracle campus. (This is next door to the Oracle towers, so there is plenty of free parking.) The featured talk is from Alex Guazzelli (Vice President – Analytics, Zementis Inc.) who will talk about “Predictive analytics with R, PMML and ADAPA”. Agenda: * 6:15 – 7:00 Networking … Continue reading “Event: Predictive analytics with R, PMML and ADAPA”