Concept drift and other comments

Can we automate data mining?, by S. Saitta 2013
Machine Learning that Matters by K. Wagstaff, 2012 
Rejoinder: Classifier Technology and the Illusion of Progress by D.J. Hand, 2006
Adaptive Online Adversaries, 2012 JanAnalyzing the Results of Analysis, blog post W.Dwinnel
The effects of concept drift in spam filtering
Real simple covariate shift correction, blog post by A.Smola
Editor’s Message “Le mieux est l'ennemi du bien.” “The perfect is the enemy of the good.”, S. Keshav CCR Editor
Active learning: far from solved
The oldest CD paper that I know (from 1968) 
Real time feedback

Data streams and big data

Cargo cult, Forbes 2013
Big data, Dilbert 2012
Keep Your Data Scientist…Send Me A Data Artist!, IIA 2012 Feb
Why the days are numbered for Hadoop as we know it, blog 2012 July
Big data, angry blog, 2011 Nov
Big data, NYT, 2011 Oct
Live data wall and immersive film at THINK exhibit, 2011 Sep
Storm by Twitter, 2011 Sep
PWC Technology forecast, Making sense of Big Data, 2010 Mar
6 myths big data, NYT Jun 2013


Wolfram Personal Analytics, 2011 Mar

Papers to the point

  • D. Upper. The unsuccessful self-treatment of a case of “writer's block. J Appl Behav Anal. 1974 Fall; 7(3): 497 link PDF
  • U. Bezimeni. Determinants of Age in Europe: A Pooled Multilevel Nested Hierarchical Time-Series Cross-Sectional Model. European Political Science, Volume 10, Number 1, March 2011 , pp. 86-91(6) link comment
  • D. LaLoudouana and M. Bonouliqui Tarare. Data Set Selection. NIPS15, 2002. Winner of the special award "Most original submission" PDF video 
  • D. Zongker. Chicken Chicken Chicken: Chicken Chicken. Congrès annuel de l’American Association for the Advancement of Science, humor session, 2008. PDF video
  • C. Demetrescu, I. Finocchi, G. F. Italiano, L. Laura. .Experimental Evaluation of Algorithms for the Food-Selection Problem. WSDM'13. link

Journals to the point


How Not To Run An A/B Test, 2010 Apr
Trulia real estate.
Numenta, big data real time



Theoretical solutions

Heckman correction for sample selection bias
Secretary problem for optimal stopping in sequential sampling
Granger causality for time series



New Programming Jargon


Scientific Articles Accepted (Personal Checks, Too), NYTimes 2013


Academic advice

Lt data