Soccer Embraces Big Data to Quantify the Beautiful GameWiredPortland Timbers' Andrew Jean-Baptiste vies for the ball with New England Revolution's Blake Brettschneider (23) during a Major League Soccer game in March.
In preparation for “Haxogreen” hackers summer camp which takes place in Luxembourg, I was exploring network security world. My motivation was to find out how data mining is applicable to network security and intrusion detection.
At JSM 2011 today, three Google employees (amongst the more than 20 Google delegates there) gave a little insight into how statistical analysis with R yields better results for companies using Google's various advertising products.
At a talk I saw at the useR!2012 conference last month, Googler Karl Millar estimated that there are at least 200 active R users at Google, plus another 300+ occasional users participating in Google's internal R support list.