Data Mining Day
This event was held February 12, 2014
Speakers: John Elder, PhD (CEO, Elder Research, Inc), Nick Street, PhD (Professor and Department Executive Officer of Management Sciences Department, University of Iowa), Randy Collica (Sr. Solutions Architect, SAS)
Data Mining Day continued the tradition of highly successful events offered by the Center for Business Analytics. The day began with a networking breakfast where attendees networked with fellow analytics professionals as well as master's students from the University of Cincinnati programs in Information Systems and Business Analytics. The keynote presentation was give by John Elder, PhD, of Elder Research, Inc. Dr. Elder gave a exceptional talk on the exciting possibilities offered by data mining methods in many different areas as well as some common pitfalls. Preseenter Nick Street, PhD, from the University of Iowa, discussed data mining applications in healthcare. Randy Collica, Sr. Solutions Architect at SAS, presented on using text analytics to determine customers' future monetary values and future risk. Afternoon breakout sessions given by leading data mining software companies, SAS Enterprise Miner, RapidMiner and Frontline System's XLMiner, where attendees were able to learn about the relative benefits of using each of these packages for data mining analytics.
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