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Make Data Work
March 5–6, 2018: Training
March 6–8, 2018: Tutorials & Conference
San Jose, CA
Thomas Miller

Thomas Miller
Faculty Director, Predictive Analytics, Northwestern University

Thomas W. Miller is faculty director of the Data Science Program at Northwestern University, where he has developed and taught a number of courses, including practical machine learning, web information retrieval, and network data science. In addition, he consults with businesses about performance and value measurement, data science methods, information technology, and best practices for building teams of data scientists and data engineers. Thomas has written six books about data science.


12:00pm12:30pm Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Thomas Miller (Northwestern University)
Sports analytics today is more than a matter of analyzing box scores and play-by-play statistics. Faced with detailed on-field or on-court data from every game, sports teams face challenges in data management, data engineering, and analytics. Thomas Miller details the challenges faced by a Major League Baseball team as it sought competitive advantage through data science and deep learning. Read more.