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Excel Cloud Data Analytics – Microsoft Research
davidjbean, Dave's eLearning Blog, Feb 24, 2012
Excel Cloud Data Analytics is a Microsoft Excel add-in that enables users to execute a variety of data-centric tasks on Windows Azure through a custom Ribbon in Excel. This add-in can be used to connect to data stored in the … Continue reading → Fri, 24 Feb 2012 17:02:05 +0000 [Comment]

CBC.ca | Q | This Week On Q
davidjbean, Dave's eLearning Blog, Feb 09, 2012
Just caught the end of an interesting CBC interview with Joe Turow talking about the power and prevalence of Big Data and Analytics in marketing.  The audio will be available later today. “Thursday: Terry O’Reilly guest hosts. Author Joe Turow … Continue reading → Thu, 09 Feb 2012 15:34:17 +0000 [Comment]

Mavuno – A Hadoop-Based Text Mining Toolkit
davidjbean, Dave's eLearning Blog, Feb 08, 2012
Mavuno is an open source, modular, scalable text mining toolkit built upon Hadoop. It supports basic natural language processing tasks (e.g., part of speech tagging, chunking, parsing, named entity recognition), is capable of large-scale distributional similarity computations (e.g., synonym, paraphrase, … Continue reading → Wed, 08 Feb 2012 14:34:24 +0000 [Comment]

Gartner article on Predictive Analytics
davidjbean, Dave's eLearning Blog, Feb 06, 2012
http://blogs.gartner.com/rob-addy/2012/02/06/prediction-provides-questions-not-answers/ Second half of the article on preventing “incidents” (after the interesting infoGraphic on analytics) is worth reading.  I particularly like the concept of scaling back on data over-consuption once we’ve determined what we actually need, but I have to … Continue reading → Mon, 06 Feb 2012 15:42:55 +0000 [Comment]

Tennis Australia Exposes Match Analytics — (From O’Reilly Radar)
davidjbean, Dave's eLearning Blog, Jan 31, 2012
http://www.itnews.com.au/News/287187,tennis-australia-exposes-match-analytics.aspx Served from IBM’s US-based private cloud, the updated SlamTracker web application pulls together 39 million points of data collated from all four Grand Slam tournaments over the past seven years to provide insights into a player’s style of play … Continue reading → Tue, 31 Jan 2012 11:24:22 +0000 [Comment]

Defining Learning Analytics
davidjbean, Dave's eLearning Blog, Jan 30, 2012
After reading the Definitions section and related papers on LAK12 site for week two I’m still not entirely clear on the distinct between Learning and Academic Analytics. Here is a chart modeling the relationships between EDM, Learning and Academic Analytics … Continue reading → Mon, 30 Jan 2012 11:40:42 +0000 [Comment]

IBM Advances Analytics Skills Program To Universities Globally
davidjbean, Dave's eLearning Blog, Jan 26, 2012
“90 percent of the world’s data has been generated in the past two years” http://www-03.ibm.com/press/us/en/pressrelease/36384.wss Fri, 27 Jan 2012 03:19:35 +0000 [Comment]

Early questions about on LA
davidjbean, Dave's eLearning Blog, Jan 26, 2012
How are Learning Analytics applied in a MOOC such as LAK12? Wed, 25 Jan 2012 03:16:16 +0000 [Comment]

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