When your hear data mining automation, what do you usually think of? In general, the automation world has us thinking about the following process: you upload a dataset, select a multitude of modeling engines, then out comes the best model, and voilà, you're done. There are many positives in this scenario; you save time and it's generally reliable regarding the 'best model.' However, what about automating model building EXPERIMENTS? You ask: what do you mean by experiments?
Congratulations to DataLab USA! The database marketing solutions company took first place in the 2013 Direct Marketing Association (DMA) modeling challenge with their successful use of the SPM Ultra software.
Have you checked out Salford Systems new responsive website? According to Wikipedia,
Responsive web design (RWD) is a web design approach aimed at crafting sites to provide an optimal viewing experience—easy reading and navigation with a minimum of resizing, panning, and scrolling—across a wide range of devices (from mobile phones to desktop computer monitors). With this in mind, we have undergone a website makeover; making it easier for you to use Salford's data mining resources from your mobile and/or tablet.
Have you heard? Salford Systems is hosting a unique style of data mining contest during the 2013 summer months. This contest is for those affiliated with an academic institution and who want to:
This week's blog article features a great entry-level tutorial video on how to build predictive models with TreeNet stochastic gradient boosting. Check it out, enjoy, and share your comments!
In a recent webinar series, Salford Systems introduced the newest model compression and post-processing techniques available in SPM v7.0; GPS Generalized Path Seeker, ISLE and RuleLearner.