Sunday, October 9, 2011

The Skills of a Data Miner

Data mining is not only statistics, even if statistics is the most recognized academic component of it. It also includes data cleaning, machine learning and data visualization.
The scarce factor is the ability to understand that data and extract value from it.
Hal Varian, Google

The full article by Luca Sbardella published in QuantMind is well worth a read.

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