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  • Business Analytics Publication: A Novel Hybrid RBF Neural Networks Model as a Forecaster- May 30th, 2014

    Dr. Hamparsum Bozdogan Statistics and Computing May 2014, Volume 24, Issue 3, pp 365-375 Read the full article here. Abstract We introduce a novel predictive statistical modeling technique called Hybrid Radial Basis Function Neural Networks (HRBF-NN) as a forecaster. HRBF-NN is a flexible forecasting technique that integrates radial basis function…

  • Faculty Member and Student receive Chancellor’s Awards- May 1st, 2014

    Each year, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, honors its faculty, students, and staff for their extraordinary achievements. Two awards went to people involved in the Business Analytics Bachelor’s program. Brian Stevens received the Excellence in Teaching and Undegraduate Advising award.  This award is bestowed by the Office of the Chancellor…

  • Why Krista Palmer chose UT’s Master’s in Business Analytics Program- April 9th, 2014

    Your Name: Krista Palmer Undergrad University: University of Cincinnati Undergrad Degree: BA Mathematics Year graduated undergrad: 2013 Graduate Degree: Business Analytics Graduating: 2014 Internship Company: Smuckers Internship Position: Category Development Intern During my senior year at the University of Cincinnati, I applied to graduate schools and many full-time positions. I…

  • Alumni Spotlight – Evan Kodra- April 9th, 2014

    Evan Kodra, a 2011 graduate of the University of Tennessee Master’s in Statistics program, recently contacted us to let us know how his degree has been helping him in his professional and academic career.  In only two short years after graduating Evan will be a Lead Data Scientist at Affectiva,…

  • Business Analytics Publication: Predicting Key Reliability Response with Limited Response Data- March 30th, 2014

    Dr. Frank M. Guess Quality Engineering March 2014, Volume 26, Issue 2, pp 223-232 Read full article here. In this article, real-time process data are aligned in time order with periodic destructive test data on wood composite panel strength for the purpose of predictive modeling. Real-time predictive models of strength…

  • Alumni Spotlight: Aaron Glover- March 13th, 2014

    By Erika Shults Aaron Glover graduated from the University of Tennessee in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in statistics and a minor in business administration. After graduation, Aaron continued his academic career at Georgia Tech, where he obtained his MBA and MS in financial engineering. He is currently working at SunTrust…

  • Student Spotlight: Charity Hardison- February 12th, 2014

    Hear what 2nd year Masters student Charity Hardison has to say about her internship experience One of the reasons our Business Analytics students make great employees is because at their core they are passionate about all things data. Some would call them over analyzers but we don’t see it that…

  • Big Data Beyond Business Intelligence: UT highlighted- December 11th, 2013

    UT professor and student quoted in article.  Read More.      

  • Business Analytics Expert Coming to UT in Feb. 2014; Registration Now Open- December 4th, 2013

    KNOXVILLE—Leading firms are now using data analytics to drive their business strategies, make critical decisions and compete through their analytical prowess. Tom Davenport, one of the world’s renowned experts and thought leaders on knowledge management, data analytics and business processes, will conduct an interactive half-day seminar at the University of…