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Analytics Magazine

November/December 2014 Table of Contents

novdec-2014-coverFEATURES

Goal-driven Analytics

By Eric A. King
Big buzzkill: size and success don’t correlate. Big data needs advanced analytics, but analytics does not need big data.

Big Data, Analytics Fight Fraud

By Drew Carter and Stephanie Anderson
Fraud doesn’t play favorites; it’s a multi-industry problem. How to employ analytics for effective, proactive fraud monitoring.

Real-time Fraud Detection in the Cloud

By Saurabh Tandon
Detecting fraud among online banking customers in near real time by running a combination of learning algorithms on a data set.

Corporate Profile: AOE

By Mitchell Burman and Lauren Berk
Analytics Operations Engineering, Inc. applies advanced quantitative methods to solve challenging operations problems.

Software Survey: Decision Analysis

By William M. Patchak
Decision tools continue to evolve, providing analysts with more horsepower to transform vast amounts of information into better decision-making.

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Headlines

Artificial intelligence a game changer for personal devices

Emotion artificial intelligence (AI) systems are becoming so sophisticated that Gartner, Inc. predicts that by 2022, personal devices will know more about an individual’s emotional state than his or her own family. AI is generating multiple disruptive forces that are reshaping the way we interact with personal technologies. Read more →

FICO predicts AI and blockchain will meet in 2018

Scott Zoldi, chief analytics officer at FICO, in his AI predictions for 2018, predicts the rise of “defensive AI” and manipulative chatbots. Blockchain will use AI to search through relationship data, Zoldi says, and defensive AI will be used to protect systems from malicious AI and machine learning. Adds Zoldi: Chatbots will get so good at understanding us they will learn how to manipulate us. Read more →

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