Inside the Briefcase Membership! Membership!

Tweet Register as an member to unlock exclusive...

Women in Tech Boston

Women in Tech Boston

Hear from an industry analyst and a Fortinet customer...

IT Briefcase Interview: Simplicity, Security, and Scale – The Future for MSPs

IT Briefcase Interview: Simplicity, Security, and Scale – The Future for MSPs

In this interview, JumpCloud’s Antoine Jebara, co-founder and GM...

Tips And Tricks On Getting The Most Out of VPN Services

Tips And Tricks On Getting The Most Out of VPN Services

In the wake of restrictions in access to certain...

<strong>6 Tips For Training Your Employees About Cybersecurity</strong>

6 Tips For Training Your Employees About Cybersecurity

This discussion will focus on establishing an all-encompassing information...

Revolution Analytics to Share Insight on Big Data and Predictive Analytics at 2012 Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM) Conference

July 30, 2012 No Comments

SOURCE:  Revolution Analytics

PALO ALTO, Calif.July 31, 2012 Revolution Analytics, the leading commercial provider of software, services and support for the open source R project, today announced that several of its executives will lead presentations at the 2012 Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM) conference. The event will take place at the San Diego Convention Center from July 28 – August 2, 2012.

At the event, Vice President of Marketing and Community David Smith will participate in a panel discussion on big data and predictive analytics. Chief Scientist Lee Elefsen will deliver a presentation on how to effectively scale analytics systems from a single to multiple core approach to deal with exponential increases to the size of typical data sets. Additionally, Vice President of Product Development Sue Ranney will deliver a presentation on the increased incidence of multiple birth rates in the United States over the last 30 years, as reported by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, by applying multivariate analysis to individual-level data obtained from public-use data sets.

Who: Lee Edefsen, chief scientist, Revolution Analytics
What: Parallel External Memory Algorithms Applied to Generalized Linear Models
When: Monday, July 30, from 10:35 a.m. – 10:50 p.m. PT
Where: San Diego Convention Center, Room 30B
Who: Sue Ranney, vice president of product development, Revolution Analytics
What: The Rise in Multiple Births in the U.S.: An Analysis of a Hundred-Million Birth Records with R
When: Wednesday, August 1, from 11:50 a.m. – 12:05 p.m. PT
Where: San Diego Convention Center, Room 32B
Who: Dean Abbott, President, Abbott Analytics (Moderator)
David Smith, vice president of marketing and community, Revolution Analytics
Wayne Thompson, analytics product manager, SAS Institute
Daniel Fystra, founder and president, Frontline Systems
Ralf Klinkenberg, co-founder and chief business development officer, Rapid-I
Dan Steinberg, founder and president, Salford Systems
Thomas Hill, vice president of analytic solutions, Statsoft
Jon K. Peck, senior engineer, IBM-SPSS
What: Predictive Analytics and Data Mining: The Software Makers
When: Wednesday, August 1, from 2:00-3:50 p.m. PT
Where: Hilton San Diego Bayfront, room Sapphire D

JSM is held jointly with the American Statistical Association, the International Biometric Society (ENAR and WNAR), the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, the Statistical Society of Canada, the International Chinese Statistical Association, and the International Indian Statistical Association. The conference has sold out this year; however, for more information on attending or registering for next year, visit the JSM website or contact

About Revolution Analytics

Revolution Analytics is the leading commercial provider of software and services based on the open source R project for statistical computing. The company brings high performance, productivity and enterprise readiness to R, the most powerful statistics language in the world. The company’s flagship Revolution R Enterprise product is designed to meet the production needs of large organizations in industries such as finance, life sciences, retail, manufacturing and media. Used by over two million analysts in academia and at cutting-edge companies such as Google, Bank of America and Acxiom, R has emerged as the standard of innovation in statistical analysis. Revolution Analytics is committed to fostering the continued growth of the R community through sponsorship of the community site, funding worldwide R user groups and offering free licenses of Revolution R Enterprise to everyone in academia.

Media Contact
Lesley Sullivan
Schwartz MSL
Phone: (781) 684-6240

Leave a Reply