New York, NY (PRWEB) October 07, 2011
Learn the leading methods that tap into text analytics by attending Text Analytics World (TAW), produced by Rising Media and Prediction Impact, October 19-20 where Fortune 500 analytics competitors and other top practitioners share how to capitalize on text analytics to push businesses to the next level.
Can't-miss keynotes include: John F. Elder, CEO and Founder of Elder Research on Text Mining: Lessons Learned, David Gondek, IBM Technical Lead on Building Watson – An Overview of the DeepQA Project, and author Thomas Davenport, President’s Distinguished Professor at Babson College on Everyday Analytics: Making Leading Edge Pervasive.
TAW New York City’s agenda covers more than 25 case study sessions over 2 days, including hot topics and advanced methods such as churn risk detection, customer service and call centers, decision support, document discovery, document filtering, financial indicators from social media and fraud detection. TAW speakers also take an in-depth look at government and insurance applications, knowledge discovery, open question-answering, parallelized text analysis, risk profiling, sentiment analysis, social media applications, survey analysis, topic discovery, and voice of the customer and other innovative applications that benefit organizations in new and creative ways.
TAW attendees will also have the opportunity to hear first-hand how their peers and industry experts use text analytics across a variety of industries, including automotive, education, e-commerce, financial services, government, high technology, insurance, retail, social media, and telecom, such as Google, Accident Fund Insurance of America, Citibank and many more.
Case studies include Mining for Social Media Buzzwords on Socialmediatoday.com, New Insights from “Big Legacy Data”: The Role of Text Analytics at Bundle.com, Identifying Customers Who Expressed Intend-to-Churn or Defect from Large Number of Surveyed Verbatim at PayPal, Analyzing and Scoring Customer Problem Descriptions through Multi-focal Learning at Citibank, Babies on Elephants: Hadoop and Text Analytics at Intuit, Using Text Analytics to Accurately Segment Workers’ Compensation Injuries by Accident Fund Insurance Company of America, and others.
Take advantage of the full-day text analytics workshop: Hands-On Introduction to Text Analytics with IBM SPSS (Tim Daciuk, IBM) on Friday, October 21st. This workshop is an introduction to text analytics and provides true hands-on experience, using IBM SPSS Modeler and IBM SPSS Text Analytics software. The course will guide you to actively analyze text, improving the understanding of unstructured data, and using this understanding to enhance data mining models.
In addition to the featured text analytics workshop, eight (8) analytics workshops are offered including:
- R Bootcamp: For Newcomers to R,
- R for Predictive Modeling: A Hands-On Introduction
- Predictive Analytics: Fundamentals and Use Cases
- Hands-On Business Analytics: Insights to Impact
- Hands-On Predictive Analytics with SAS Enterprise Miner
- Driving Enterprise Decisions with Business Analytics
- Modeling Methods: The Best and the Worst of Predictive Analytics
- Deploying User-Friendly Predictive Analytics
Attend TAW and access the best keynotes, sessions, workshops, exposition, expert panel, networking coffee breaks, reception, birds-of-a-feather lunches, brand-name enterprise leaders, and industry heavyweights in the business.
TAW is sponsored by IBM, SAS, Sybase, AnalyticBridge, KDnuggets, ImprovementandInnovation.com and Toolbox.com.
Text Analytics World will be co-located alongside Predictive Analytics World as a part of Data Driven Business Week, providing reasonably priced cross-registration options for access to a wide scope of leading analytical coverage and case studies.
Register now and save an additional $200 on the two-day conference pass when you register a colleague at the same time.
About Rising Media
Rising Media is a global events producer excelling in Internet and technology-related conferences and exhibitions. Rising Media produced events include Data Driven Business Week, eMetrics Marketing Optimization Summit, Conversion Conference, GAUGE, Predictive Analytics World, Text Analytics World, Building Business Capability, Internet Marketing Conference, Social Media Economy Days, Web Effectiveness Conference and Search Marketing Expo in the US, Canada, UK, France, Germany, Sweden, Finland and Australia.
Rising Media events provide cutting-edge, practical knowledge for business professionals to improve their day-to-day effectiveness, driving higher returns for their organizations. Attendees learn from leading experts and share knowledge with each other, as well as interacting with innovative vendors in the space. Each event brings together the best, the brightest and the visionary, creating a forum for insight, energetic exchange and informed purchasing.