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Fraudsters are not Model Citizens

In my earlier post, I did an overview of the outlier detection techniques in big data and specifically Hadoop context. As I mentioned, fraud detection is essentially translates to outlier detection in data mining parlance. In his post, I will … Continue reading

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Fraudsters, Outliers and Big Data

Recently, I started working on Hadoop based solutions for fraud detection. Fraud detection is critical for many industries,  including  but not limited to financial,  insurance  and retail. Data mining is a key enabler in effective fraud detection. In this and … Continue reading

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