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Robert Grossman

Robert Grossman
Partner, Open Data Group


Robert Grossman is the Founder and a Partner of Open Data Group, which specializes in building predictive models over big data. He is also a Senior Fellow at the Institute for Genomics and Systems Biology (IGSB) and Computation Institute (CI) at the University of Chicago and a Professor in the Biological Sciences Division. His areas of research include: big data, bioinformatics, and data intensive computing. He has led the development of new open source software tools for analyzing big data, cloud computing and high performance networking. Prior to starting Open Data Group, he founded Magnify, Inc. in 1996, which provides data mining solutions to the insurance industry. Grossman was Magnify’s CEO until 2001 and its Chairman until it was sold to ChoicePoint in 2005. He blogs occasionaly about big data, data science, and data engineering at


Hardcore Data Science Gramercy Suite
Robert Grossman (Open Data Group)
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Many analytic and data science problems are about trying to understand the data well enough to build a model with good predictive power, but there are also some analytic problems that are best understood as involving an adversary. In this talk, we give an introduction to adversarial analytics, giving examples from fraud, real time bidding systems, high momentum trading, and cybersecurity. Read more.
Office Hour Table D
Robert Grossman (Open Data Group)
.Please stop by to talk about: * Adversarial analytics * Analytic models over big data * Open source analytic ecosystems, such as the Python-based "Augustus" environment and the Predictive Model Markup Language standard * Open data and platforms supporting open data, such as the Open Science Data Cloud Read more.


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