Category Archives: Data Science

ODBMS Q&A with Data Scientists Interview

See http://www.odbms.org/2016/11/qa-with-data-scientists-richard-j-self/ for the first interview in the ODBMS Q&A with Data Scientists series that I gave on 15 Nov 2016. This interview comments on aspects of Data Science such as Machine Learning, Predictive Modelling, Data Blending and Data Ingestion … Continue reading

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Introducing Governance, Big Data Analytics, Ethics and Related Ideas

This is a 45 minute talk that I gave to our first year computing students at the School of Computing and Maths at the University of Derby, in a series of Subjects in Computer Science The series can  be found … Continue reading

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IoD Day 2 – IBM Watson: Transforming how Companies and Clients Interact

Darrin Karras In medicine there are 800,000 journals, no doctor can read more than 3 Emphasis on the use of Watson on treating Cancer, dealing with the ocean of unstructured data and expertise from all the experts around the world … Continue reading

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IoD Day 2 – Debate on Data as an Asset?

Is data an asset? Data to information to intelligence Data is a fact in a context or with a meaning Information is data linked to a request Intelligence is information with a use. Can data be valued? Do the normal … Continue reading

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IoD Day 1 – Data Scientist Expert Debate

What is a data scientist. Q1 – Definition? – many answers from the 5 members of the panel. A Data scientist deals with the data. They are excited by data and need to link the data to the problem to … Continue reading

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