Monthly Archives: September 2012
I buried this in a p.s. at the end of my previous post, and I think it’s sufficiently funny (by which I mean, hysterical) that I need to bring it to the top so you don’t miss it. Brian Dalessandro, this week’s guest speaker, sent me this video that he and his data science teammate, […]
Dear Students, Lest you think (yes, I know I used that turn of phrase in posts before. I like it.) that I am bragging about my character traits (in which case you don’t know me well enough yet– I never brag, and who isn’t human?), wipe that thought from your mind, and read on. On […]
Each week Cathy O’Neil blogs about the class. Cross-posted from mathbabe.org This week our guest lecturer for the Columbia Data Science class was Brian Dalessandro. Brian works at Media6Degrees as a VP of Data Science, and he’s super active in the research community. He’s also served as co-chair of the KDD competition. Before Brian started, […]
Kaushik, a student in our class, who is also taking a class at the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at the Columbia Journalism School, “Frontiers of Computational Journalism” (which sounds interesting!) sends along the following: Dear Rachel, In response to Phillips’s post about the talk in the Sociology department on Thursday, I thought I might […]
Phillip, a student in our class writes Dear Rachel, We are running a workshop at the sociology department, which hosts Professor Michael Macy on Thursday. Please see the invitation below. This talk might be of interest for
Read the full paper here: http://ilpubs.stanford.edu:8090/422/1/1999-66.pdf Presented, in part, as inspiration: observe the elegance and simplicity of the model; the deep insight that solved a problem as massive as ranking sites on the web with a solution involving eigenvectors. Presented, also, for the student discussion on Anderson’s article.
— Room: We have a bigger room! Reminder that going forward we are in 313 Fayerweather — Guest lecturer: Tomorrow’s guest lecturer is Brian Dalessandro, VP of Data Science at Media 6 Degrees (m6d). He will be teaching “Classification, Logistic Regression and Evaluation”. From their site, “Brian joined m6d as head of the data science […]