Over at Xconomy, Bruce V. Bigelow writes that a broad initiative in predictive analytics that began at the San Diego Supercomputer Center stepped up recently with a two-day “boot camp” in data mining for local companies.
The event is intended to help San Diego companies that specialize in healthcare, drug development, genomics, telecommunications, and other technologies learn effective strategies for using predictive analytics. “This is our first boot camp specifically designed for industry,” says Natasha Balac, a UC San Diego computer scientist, who was named in May as director of the supercomputer center’s new Predictive Analytics Center of Excellence (PACE).
PACE was formed as part of Balac’s broader mission to promote, educate, and innovate in predictive analytics. The next workshop is scheduled for Feb. 7-8, 2012. Read the Full Story.