Tag Archives: analytics

Big data: what is it?

What is Big Data? Big data is term that you often hear when people talk about data science and analytics. So, the question is, “what is big data?” Doug Laney from Gartner, a leading information technology research company, defined 3 dimensions of “big data”: volume, velocity, and variety. Volume denotes the size and scale of… Read More »

KDD Scholarship 2016, San Francisco, CA

Congratulations Alexander: KDD Scholarship! Congratulations to Alexander Rodriguez for his recent KDD scholarship award.  The award is for the 22nd ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining in San Francisco, CA.   Alexander, who joined the Analytics Lab in the first of June 2016, won the scholarship through Broadening Participation in Data Mining (BPDM).  The BPDM workshop will be co-located… Read More »

NSF funded project, “Resilience Analytics: A Data-Driven Approach for Enhanced Interdependent Network Resilience”

Infrastructure must outsmart disruptions to continue delivery of essential goods and services. To this end, NSF-funded 12 CRISP projects in FY 2015 including $2.2 million to support Resilience Analytics: A Data-Driven Approach for Enhanced Interdependent Network Resilience. Kash Barker of the University of Oklahoma (OU) will lead the project, in partnership with Charles Nicholson of OU, James… Read More »