#RMWorld • Boston, MA USA • August 18-21, 2014
Presentation schedule for the 2014 RapidMiner conference.
|12:30 – 5:30||
Tutorial Session: RapidMiner 101
Presented by RapidMiner University
This is an introductory session geared for users who are not yet familiar with RapidMiner or only have a little experience with RapidMiner. This session will cover topics like: navigating the interface and basic setup; process building; loading and working with data; using common predictive models; tools to continue learning.
Hackathon: Boston Tea Party Challenge
Are you up for the challenge? Find out! Win prizes.
|7:30 – 10:30||
Harpoon Brewery Tour
|9:00 – 9:30||
CONFERENCE DAY ONE
Registration & Coffee
By Ingo Mierswa, RapidMiner CEO
BigData and Old Data: Challenges of Embedding Predictive Analytics in Real Applications and Processes
By Usama Fayyad, Barclays Bank Chief Data Officer
This presentation will cover issues and challenges in how do you make the benefits of advanced analytics fit with the business or target area of application? What are the true challenges of imbedding data mining insights and models into production processes and live deployments? He will explore real-time data streaming and in situ data mining as well as the changing data landscape: BigData, unstructured data, Hadoop and how does predictive analytics fit in the new world.
Usama Fayyad, a pioneer in predictive analytics, is currently chief data officer and group managing director at Barclays Bank and chairman at Oasis500. Previously, Fayyad has served as chairman and CTO at ChoozOn Corporation (Blue Kangaroo), founded Open Insights LLC and was Yahoo’s chief data officer. He co-founded the DMX Group and Audience Science (digiMine, Inc.) and led data mining and exploration at Microsoft Research. He also worked at NASA.
|11:10 – 11:30||
|11:30 – 1:00||
RapidMiner Case Studies
Hear how RapidMiner is being used to drive cross-sell marketing with dozens of clients across multiple industries by this leading direct marketing services company.
By Brian Tvenstrup, Modern Marketing Concepts Chief Marketing and Analytics Officer
Design and Implementation of Data Mining Case Studies in RapidMiner
By Matthew North, Professor
PredAct at full power: How BI assisted predictive analytics provide strategic advice
By Tong Ji, RapidMiner Senior Consultant
Technical Paper Presentations: Text Analysis
Semi-Supervised Text classification Operator-New Extension for RapidMiner
By Purvi Rekh, Amit Thakkar; SVNIT, Surat and CSPIT, Changa, India
Similarity Assessment and Resume Analysis using clustering and cosine similarity measures
By Surbhi Lodha, Santosh Vishwakarma; Sir Padampat Singhania University
Sentiment analysis on Arabic Tweets using RapidMiner
By Salha al Osaimi, Khan Muhammad Badruddin; Imam Muhammad ibn Saud Islamic University, KSA
|1:00 – 2:00||
|2:00 – 2:45||
Industry Analyst Session
The industry analyst session will be led by John Myers of Enterprise Management Associates, who will provide the latest research and opinions about the analytics market.
|2:45 – 3:30||
Following John Myers’ session, panelists will continue to discuss and share insight on the future of the market.
John Myers | Research Director | EMA
Cathy Wissink | Director Technology Community Management | Microsoft
Ingo Mierswa | CEO | RapidMiner
|3:30 – 3:50||
|3:50 – 5:00||
Use Case Studies
Massive Data Analysis on an Aircraft Fleet Reliability Process
By Thiago Donato, André Noronha; Embraer
Automated Proposal of Assembly Work Plans to Accelerate High-Variance Product Emergence Processes
By Ralf Klinkenberg, Regina Wallis, Olga Erohin, Jochen Deuse, Frank Stromberger, Simon Fischer; TU Dortmund University, Digital Planning Methods Daimler Trucks, RapidMiner
Wanted: Big Data for Predicting Chemical Behavior
By Izacar Martinez; AMAKURO Services
Technical Paper Presentations
A User Interface for Big Data with Rapidminer
By Marcelo Beckmann, Nelson F. F. Ebecken, Beatriz Pires de Lima; Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
MetahAtt: Metaheuristic based optimization extension
By Sandro Radovanović, Milan Vukićević, Elena Milovanović, Milena Popović; University of Belgrade
Analysis of How Meteorological Events Are Impacting Microwave Radio Communications Networks
By Daryl O’Toole; Cork Institute of Technology
|5:00 – 6:00||
Gameshow: Who Wants To Be A Data Scientist?
Using RapidMiner as it was NEVER meant to be used!
By Simon Fischer, RapidMiner SVP Engineering
|6:00 – 7:00||
The Lighthouse Room, Seaport Hotel
|9:00 – 9:15||
CONFERENCE DAY TWO
|9:15 – 10:00||
Temporal Semantic Analysis of Edison’s patents
By Michael Skinner, Patent Analytics Manager, Intel
This presentation explores why we don’t have 20/20 hindsight when it comes to performing searches in technology areas and proposes a solution. By analyzing the patents of Thomas Edison, this session showcases how temporal semantic analysis can be used to explore the evolution of technology and studies the patterns of word usage over time.
Michael Skinner is a principal patent analyst working in Intel Legal. He works to develop Statistical and Textual methods to analyze patents. Over 30 years working in technology research, development and manufacturing in the electronics field, Michael is currently working to develop novel methods of extracting information from anaplastic* groups of patents.
* Undifferentiated cells are said to be anaplastic
|10:00 – 10:30||
Take a glimpse at what we have planned for the next versions of RapidMiner
By Giuseppe Taibi, CPO, RapidMiner
|10:30 – 11:00||
Learn how RapidMiner is used in a Risk Analytics Engine capable of scanning large amounts of structured and unstructured data, automatically flagging potential problems and issues for further investigation.
By Kleber Gallardo, Alivia Technology
|11:00 – 11:20||
|11:20 – 12:45||
Mining Financial Markets with RapidMiner
By Sheamus McGovern
From Data to Measurable Revenue: Prescriptive Analytics with RapidMiner
By David Weisman
Technical Paper Presentations: Extensions
Data Mining with Background Knowledge from the Web
By Heiko Paulheim, Petar Ristoski, Evgeny Mitichkin, Christian Bizer;
A basic network analytic package for RapidMiner
By Balázs Kósa, Márton Balassi, Péter Englert, Gábor Rácz, Zoltán Pusztai, Attila Kiss; Eötvös Lorand University
Defining and Executing Process Mining Workflows with RapidProM
By Ronny Mans, Wil van der Aalst, Eric Verbeek;
|12:45 – 1:30||
|1:30 – 2:00||
By Zoltan Prekopcsák, VP Big Data
|2:00 – 2:45||
RapidMiner Product Announcement and Demo
By Simon Fischer, SVP Engineering
|2:45 – 3:10||
RapidMinerResources.com and Book Presentation
Introducing RapidMinerResources.com, including helpful videos and online education.
By Andrew Chisholm
Boston Tea Party Challenge Results
Who won the Hackathon challenge? Join us for the results.
By Ingo Mierswa
Tutorial Session: RapidMiner 201
Presented by RapidMiner University
This session takes a deeper dive into RapidMiner than the 101 session from Monday. Here, we will look into ways to make RapidMiner work better for you, like: interface tips, quick fixes, process design practices, commenting, custom perspectives, reusable building blocks.
Certification Exams: Analyst, Expert, Master Levels
It is highly recommended that you have attended RapidMiner University courses before taking certification exams. However, Expert exam requires previous Analyst certification and Master exam requires previous Expert certification.
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