An Algorithm Gets Rhythm
Ariella Brown 7/8/2015 30 comments
A machine-learning algorithm does rap in Finland, drawing on the thousands of songs by leading rap performers to develop lyrics for new works.
Analytics Speed Up Response Times for EMS
Ariella Brown 4/11/2014 42 comments
Jersey City Medical Center EMS uses a predictive analytics and visualization tool to shave precious minutes from its response times, and the system helps route ambulances around traffic problems.
Reading & Being Read by E-Books
Ariella Brown 3/17/2014 40 comments
E-readers track how long you spend on each book and on each page, sending that information back to subscription services, so they can tailor recommendations. Will authors benefit from seeing it, too?
Cameras in Class: Insight vs. Privacy
Ariella Brown 12/2/2013 35 comments
SensorStar Labs has developed technology for analyzing the facial expressions and eye movements of individual students to see if they're engaged in lessons or have their minds elsewhere.
'Clipping' Coupons as You Need 'Em
Ariella Brown 6/7/2013 40 comments
VisibleBrands uses a location-aware wireless network, RFID technology, and real-time analytics to deliver promotions for products right to customers at the point of decision.
Big City Parking Made Easy
Ariella Brown 5/1/2012 52 comments
With street sensors collecting data and analytics programs delivering quick results, cities are crafting programs aimed at easing the pain and expense of metered parking.
Dating Data Analyzed
Ariella Brown 2/14/2012 21 comments
On this Valentine's Day, we explore the relationship between online dating sites' predictive algorithms and matchmaking.
Voice Analytics Needs Some Analysis
Ariella Brown 12/7/2011 13 comments
With newscasters turning to layered voice analysis to assess the truthfulness of controversial public figures, advocates and detractors are weighing in on the technology's use.
Judging enterprise interest in analytics calls for a new metric that looks beyond what companies spend on hardware, software, and services.
Predictive analytics have been proving their worth in the retail sector, with examples showing showing the sector how predictive analytics can blend with industry experience in decision making.
If there's a crash in the video game sector, could game developers find work in the analytics field?
An All Analytics/InformationWeek survey shows that only a minority of those involved in analytics initiatives adopt the title of data scientist. Are there signs of new roles for analytics pros and data scientists?
Research by SAS and Northwestern Universityís Kellogg School of Management provides deep insight into the activities of mobile consumers.
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While 97% of insurers say that insurance fraud has increased or remained the same in the past two years, most of those companies report benefits from anti-fraud technology in limiting the impact of fraud, including higher quality referrals, the ability to uncover organized fraud, and improve efficiency for investigators.
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