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AOL Has Algorithm For Finding Content Topics For Reporters – Search Engine Watch (blog)

AOL Has Algorithm For Finding Content Topics For Reporters
Search Engine Watch (blog)
Vice President at Laredo Group and Founder of Influence Collective LLC, Kendall Allen reported, “Demand/ROI, an algorithm that trawls the social networks …
Cleveland man believes he’s discovered an algorithm that could improve … – NewsNet5.com

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Cleveland man believes he’s discovered an algorithm that could improve …
NewsNet5.com
Over the next 30 years, Odoms spent countless hours learning about algorithms, and the importance of being able to generate random numbers to improve …
Sensible Vision Announces Next-Generation Face Recognition – Business Wire (press release)

Sensible Vision Announces Next-Generation Face Recognition
Business Wire (press release)
Enhanced Recognition: With a next-generation algorithm, users will now experience even more frequent recognition in an even wider variety of lighting …
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Is Microsoft Unintrusively Adding Search History To Its Algorithm? – Search Engine Watch (blog)

Is Microsoft Unintrusively Adding Search History To Its Algorithm?
Search Engine Watch (blog)
Since searching to find sites they’ve been to before is a frequent query, one paper discusses an algorithm that can determine when someone is using a search …
Export of Georgia-assembled computers to Armenia planned – PanARMENIAN.Net

Export of Georgia-assembled computers to Armenia planned
PanARMENIAN.Net
Net – Algorithm Company plans export of Georgia-assembled computers to Armenia and Azerbaijan, according to company’s supervisory board director Giorgi …
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TTE: White label fears as Google update targets ‘duplicate’ content – Travolution

TTE: White label fears as Google update targets ‘duplicate’ content
Travolution
An as yet unnamed Google algorithm update on January 28 will mean sites with duplicate content will find it even harder to rank highly in search results, …
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Fujitsu announces an H.264 codec-based algorithm – Inquirer

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Fujitsu announces an H.264 codec-based algorithm
Inquirer
JAPANESE COMPUTER FIRM Fujitsu has developed an H.264 codec-based image processing algorithm that Microsoft will love and Google will …
Fujitsu designs sixth generation Milbeaut imaging processorTechShout!
Fujitsu Releases 6th Generation of Milbeaut Imaging ProcessorsAkihabaraNews
Fujitsu’s next-gen Milbeaut image processor does single-chip Hi-Vision video …Engadget
TechGadgets.in -Birmingham Star
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Google Willing To Alter Search Algorithm To Avoid EU Fight – ITProPortal

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Google Willing To Alter Search Algorithm To Avoid EU Fight
ITProPortal
Google could be willing to change its European search engine algorithm in order to reach an early settlement with EU anti-trust regulators. …
Google To EU: We’re Always Open To Algorithm SuggestionsSearch Engine Land
Google CEO Schmidt Wants Search Compromise with EUeWeek
Google aims to avoid clash with EU regulatorsFortune
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Schapiro: SEC may consider algorithm-trading rules – MarketWatch

Schapiro: SEC may consider algorithm-trading rules
MarketWatch
“Given the potential for trading algorithms to cause severe trading disruptions and shake investor confidence, we are considering whether they should be …
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Officials: Quick Access to Claims Data Could Deter Health Fraud – iHealthBeat

Officials: Quick Access to Claims Data Could Deter Health Fraud
iHealthBeat
The federal government’s multi-agency Health Care Fraud Prevention and Enforcement Action Teams, or HEAT, have achieved some success in using data-mining …
Microsoft Unveils Beta for Dryad Technology – eWeek

Microsoft Unveils Beta for Dryad Technology
eWeek
“These technologies allow you to process large volumes of data in many types of applications, including data-mining applications, image and stream …
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Using a Computer to Fight Medicare Fraud – Wall Street Journal

Using a Computer to Fight Medicare Fraud
Wall Street Journal
… and Enforcement Action Teams—led to high-profile successes, the data mining never matched the hype, members of those strike forces say privately. …
Complete Online Data Mining Services To Save Your Money – NewDesignWorld (press release)

Complete Online Data Mining Services To Save Your Money
NewDesignWorld (press release)
Here companies need to get the help of online web research and data mining specialists. At Online web research services, companies can get deep and accurate …
Data mining by governments, others stirs up critics – ScrippsNews

Data mining by governments, others stirs up critics
ScrippsNews
Supporters of data mining say that compiling and analyzing individuals’ public and private records is often necessary to maintain national safety. …
Data Mining and Predictive Analytics Software That’s Easy to Use – eCRM Guide

Data Mining and Predictive Analytics Software That’s Easy to Use
eCRM Guide
Software review: When it comes to business applications for data mining and predictive analytics, one thing is certain: Businesses want to …
Online sellers face a thinly veiled threat – Kansas City Star

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Online sellers face a thinly veiled threat
Kansas City Star
Industry hails sophisticated data mining as the rebirth of the personal shopper. The techniques give consumers the wisdom of crowds drawn from those with …
Summary Box: Report calls for Web privacy rightsLive 5 News
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VermontSeeks Supreme Court Review of Data Mining Decision – Thompson.com

VermontSeeks Supreme Court Review of Data Mining Decision
Thompson.com
Last month the US Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit struck down a section of the Vermont Pharmaceutical Data Mining Law prohibiting the sale or use of …
Data mining looks for clues to prevention, treatment of depression – FierceHealthIT

Data mining looks for clues to prevention, treatment of depression
FierceHealthIT
Business intelligence specialists in Australia are examining how to mine patient data and clinician notes in search of better ways to diagnose and treat …
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‘Data Mining’ Gains Traction in Education – Education Week News

‘Data Mining’ Gains Traction in Education
Education Week News
The new and rapidly growing field of educational data mining is using the chaff from data collected through normal school activities to …

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Data preprocessing for clustering: survey – Smart Data Collective

Data preprocessing for clustering: survey
Smart Data Collective
That might cause problems for users of data mining software because they are not sure which algorithm they should apply in which situation. …
Harper Tories accused of leaking data on mining stock – Toronto Star

Harper Tories accused of leaking data on mining stock
Toronto Star
OTTAWA—Opposition parties accused well-connected federal Conservatives of leaking confidential information that led to unusual trading of a western mining …
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Appeals Court Overturns Prescriber Data-Mining Law – MedPage Today

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Appeals Court Overturns Prescriber Data-Mining Law
MedPage Today
Pharmacies sell this “prescriber information” to data mining companies, including the three appellants in the case, IMS Health, Verispan (now SDI), …
Vt. law on drug data mining ruled unconstitutionalBusinessWeek
Vt. law on drug data mining ruled unconstitutionalWashington Post
Appeals Court Strikes Down Vermont Data Mining RestrictionThompson.com
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FICO, UCSD Announce Winners of International Predictive Analytics Competition – MarketWatch (press release)

FICO, UCSD Announce Winners of International Predictive Analytics Competition
MarketWatch (press release)
The winners were: “Students around the world look forward to the UCSD-FICO Data Mining Contest each year as an opportunity to put the skills they’ve learned …
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Data Mining Could Help Insurers Predict Longevity – eCRM Guide

Data Mining Could Help Insurers Predict Longevity
eCRM Guide
Insurers have long used blood and urine tests to assess people’s health but data-gathering companies have such extensive files on consumers that some …
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Microsoft data mining Chinese cabbies brains for profit – China Car Times

Microsoft data mining Chinese cabbies brains for profit
China Car Times
Microsoft Research Asia believes Beijing’s cabbies hold the key to efficient driving, and is mining them for information in hopes of launching a mapping …
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Should data-mining be used by insurance companies to predict longevity? – Wall Street Journal

Should data-mining be used by insurance companies to predict longevity?
Wall Street Journal
Data mining is not good for producing general rules. Data mining is good for reducing a proverbial needle in a haystack situation to a needle in an armful …
Should data-mining be used by insurance companies to predict longevity?Wall Street Journal
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Insurers Use Online Data Mining to Screen Potential Clients – Slate Magazine (blog)

Insurers Use Online Data Mining to Screen Potential Clients
Slate Magazine (blog)
That’s one question insurance companies are pondering as they turn to online data to screen and target potential customers. According to a Wall Street …
Friday Rant: Life Insurance — What’s Wrong With Mining Social Data for Risk …Spend Matters
Insurers Test Data Profiles to Identify Risky ClientsWall Street Journal
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HP shows profit from data mining – NetworkWorld.com

HP shows profit from data mining
NetworkWorld.com
Computer giant HP added $20 million (£12.5 million) to its bottom line through data mining activities, demonstrating that …
11Ants Analytics Introduces Revolutionary Method of Building Ensembles at …PRLog.Org (press release)
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Be cautious about open source data mining software – NetworkWorld.com

Be cautious about open source data mining software
NetworkWorld.com
Businesses should not deploy open source software for data mining just because it is generally cheaper, an open source …
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Top 10 Search Competition of Data Mining Software in Google, Yahoo & Bing

In my previous post, I write about “Top 10 Search Competition of Data Mining Algorithms in Google, Yahoo & Bing“. However, I would also like to know the popularity of existing data mining software/tools in major search engines such as Google, Yahoo & Bing. Similarly, by using keyword research tool, I managed to pull out top 10 data mining software in these search engines. FYI, for the search competition, I used setting such as “keyword exists anywhere” in the page document. I also add keyword “data mining” to each of the software name to make it specific that we try to search “data mining software”, not something else. Please correct me if my approach is wrong, OK.
From the result, in Google search engine, top 3 data mining software are Excel, R and Statistica. It appears that these three software also dominated top 10 of search results for Yahoo and Bing search engines. However, “R data mining” software results for these search engines can be argued because of the single alphabet name itself ( can be anything, i.e. name abbreviation).

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