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Cortana Enhances Predictive Capabilities

Jason Mick recently blogged, “While iOS 8 should make Apple, Inc.’s (AAPL) Siri substantially smarter, Microsoft Corp.’s (MSFT) Windows Phone voice-controlled assistant Cortana currently enjoys a nice lead in natural language processing and the ability to interface with multiple apps to perform useful functions. Cortana is a commercial product, but it’s also a bit of…

Machine Learning and the NFL

Derrick Harris of GigaOM reports, “When it comes to using data to determine how to build a team or manage a game, the National Football League appears years behind its professional sports brethren.”

Sports and Predictive Analytics

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by Angela Guess Gareth Morgan of Search Data Management recently discussed the application of Big Data analytics to sports. He writes, “Here’s a safe sporting bet: take any roomful of fans of, say, cricket or baseball, and you can guarantee that there will be at least one person there with an encyclopedic knowledge of the…