Defusing buzzwords — data mining

Just a few weeks ago, I only knew the term "data mining" from my previous research into Bitcoins ( = complicated stuff!!) Imaging my surprise when I found out that data mining is a lot closer to home: Techniques used for discovering patterns in large data sets. Clustering analysis Segmentation or clustering is one of... Continue Reading →

Make over Monday week 6

Make over Monday week 6 This weeks data set is a set of metrics comparing the Chinese New Year and the American Thanksgiving celebrations. Looking at data per inhabitant changes the picture quite a lot. Especially Retail and Restaurant spending during the holiday. For this weeks challenge I kept it simple and I did the... Continue Reading →

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