Year-One of Analytics – A Crucial Juncture I am a big fan of the graphic novel – Batman: the Dark Knight Returns – by Frank Miller. I almost lost my faith in Batman after watching the utterly ridiculous television series from the 60s – based on camp aesthetic. Batman was more of a joker in
A Case for Wise Models Lehman Brothers, a financial services company, filed for bankruptcy on 15th September 2008 – exactly five years from today. A company founded in 1850 disappeared overnight. The chain of events to follow brought the overall financial system across the world to its knees – hence started the biggest economic crisis
Aarushi Murder Case & Logical Rigor Last week, on 25th November 2013, Ghaziabad High Court has given the verdict in the Aarushi murder case. The media frenzy in India has not allowed the public interest in the case to die down for the last five and a half year. The verdict as expected was all
I know this article should be a continuation of our telecom case study on customer segmentation and cluster analysis. Though it’s not intended, but possibly is apt that the articles on cluster analysis are separated by articles on other topics – forming them into perfect clusters. Last time, we had the article ‘Murder Cases, Evidence
Let us continue with our inadvertently started tradition of separating the articles on cluster analysis with a different topic to make them form perfect clusters. This time, I am going to discuss iterative calculation in between articles on our running series on cluster analysis and customer segmentation for telecom. Though I must say we are
In this article we are going to discuss Bayesian inference and statistics. In order to gain understanding of Bayesian inference we will use the experiment of coin tossing. Hence it is only appropriate to have a quick discussion about the power of… …Flip of the Coin To begin with, let me pay my tribute to
Monty Hall Problem Monty Hall is back, for one last time, to host the famous show from the 1960s ‘Let’s Make a Deal’. You are his final guest and the prize is really desirable – a red Ferrari 458 Italia. Monty is no generous host; he could be over 90 years old, but he is
Self Study: Probability and Bayesian Statistics An average 21-year-old with a college degree spends a little over 15000 hours in classroom lectures. This accounts for a roughly 8th portion of his / her active life on this planet. To me, this alone is a good enough reason to bring constant improvement in our education system.
Last week in a BBC interview, Stephen Hawking, the eminent theoretical physicist, warned about a possibility of a doomsday scenario because of the rise of artificial intelligence. In his words “the development of full artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race”. This is the same fear the Terminator series of movies have showcased.
Data Analytics Challenge 1 – The Shady Gambler This is the final part of the first data analytics challenge on YOU CANalytics. You could find the previous parts at these links: Part-1 & Part-2. As mentioned earlier, these challenges require your participation for the investigation to move ahead. You had some really good discussions in the previous parts: Discussion Part 1 &