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Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics

Advances in Analytics and Applications

Editors: Laha, Arnab Kumar (Ed.)

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  • Discusses innovative applications of analytics in business and introduces new emerging areas of research in data analysis
  • Provides overviews on topics of current interest—machine learning, regression analysis, directional data analysis and branching processes
  • Includes academic research papers that avoid complicated mathematical details and explain the concepts in a lucid manner
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This book includes selected papers submitted to the ICADABAI-2017 conference, offering an overview of the new methodologies and presenting innovative applications that are of interest to both academicians and practitioners working in the area of analytics. It discusses predictive analytics applications, machine learning applications, human resource analytics, operations analytics, analytics in finance, methodology and econometric applications. The papers in the predictive analytics applications section discuss web analytics, email marketing, customer churn prediction, retail analytics and sports analytics. The section on machine learning applications then examines healthcare analytics, insurance analytics and machine analytics using different innovative machine learning techniques. Human resource analytics addresses important issues relating to talent acquisition and employability using analytics, while a paper in the section on operations analytics describe an innovative application in oil and gas industry. The papers in the analytics in finance part discuss the use of analytical tools in banking and commodity markets, and lastly the econometric applications part presents interesting banking and insurance applications.

About the authors

Prof. Arnab K Laha takes keen interest in understanding how analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence can be leveraged to solve complex problems of business and society.  His areas of research and teaching interest include Advanced Data Analytics, Quality Management and Risk Modeling.  He has published papers in national and international journals of repute in these areas and has served on the editorial board of several journals including Statistical Analysis and Data Mining: The ASA Data Science Journal. He was featured among India’s best business school professors by Business Today in 2006 and Business India in 2012 and was named as one of the “10 Most Prominent Analytics Academicians in India” by Analytics India Magazine in 2014 and 2017. He is the convener of the biennial IIMA series of conferences on Advanced Data Analysis, Business Analytics and Intelligence. He is the author of the popular book on analytics entitled "How to Make the Right Decision" published by Penguin-Random House.  He has conducted large number of training programmes and undertaken consultancy work in the fields of business analytics, quality management and risk management.

Table of contents (21 chapters)

Table of contents (21 chapters)
  • Machine Learning: An Introduction

    Putatunda, Sayan

    Pages 3-11

  • Linear Regression for Predictive Analytics

    Laha, Arnab Kumar

    Pages 13-19

  • Directional Data Analysis

    Mahesh, K. C.

    Pages 21-30

  • Branching Processes

    Yadav, Sumit Kumar

    Pages 31-41

  • Click-Through Rate Estimation Using CHAID Classification Tree Model

    Gupta, Rajan (et al.)

    Pages 45-58

Buy this book

eBook $109.00
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  • ISBN 978-981-13-1208-3
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $149.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-981-13-1207-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Advances in Analytics and Applications
Editors
  • Arnab Kumar Laha
Series Title
Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-13-1208-3
DOI
10.1007/978-981-13-1208-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-13-1207-6
Series ISSN
2198-7246
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 297
Number of Illustrations
64 b/w illustrations
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