- Paperback: 276 pages
- Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann; 1 edition (October 7, 2014)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0128002182
- ISBN-13: 978-0128002186
- Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.6 x 9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 1 customer review
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,708,929 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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About the Author
Enda Ridge is an accomplished data scientist whose experience spans consulting, pre-sales of analytics software and research in academia.
He has consulted to clients in the public and private sectors including financial services, insurance, audit and IT security. Enda is an expert in agile analytics for real world projects where data and requirements change often, resources and tooling are sometimes very limited and results must be traceable and auditable for high profile stakeholders. His experience includes analytics to support the forensic investigation of a major US bankruptcy and the remediation a UK bank’s mis-selling of financial products. He has also applied machine learning and NoSQL approaches to problems in document classification, surveillance and IT access controls. His PhD used Design of Experiments techniques to methodically evaluate algorithm performance.
Enda has authored or co-authored 12 academic research papers, is an invited contributor to edited books and has spoken at several analytics practitioner conferences.
Enda holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and Master’s in Applied Computing from the National University of Ireland at Galway and was awarded the National University of Ireland’s Travelling Studentship in Engineering. His PhD was awarded by the University of York, UK.