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Being Human: The Journey to Capture and Codify Human Emotions

A while back, we invited Neil Balbirnie at RBC, to share his experiences at the Conference on Big Data and Information Analytics at the Fields Institute. Neil and RBC’s data scientists want to answer these questions: Who buys what? How are they buying it? Where did they buy it? When did they buy it? Why are they buying it? Will they buy again? […]

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Publication in Data Mining Journal

We use cutting-edge analytics and technology, and work with leading researchers in Big Data and Data Science. We published a paper in Advances in Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining with York University on using a recommendation system in a novel way. Recommendation systems have been used for job sites and Facebook’s recommended friends system, but have primarily been used in e-commerce and news. This paper looks at healthcare. […]

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Vividata Partnership

Vividata, Canada’s leader in consumer and cross media research, and Manifold Data Mining have partnered to deliver market insights within Manifold’s newly updated Polaris Intelligence platform.
Applying collaborative filtering and supervised deep learning techniques to Vividata’s Survey of the Canadian Consumer (SCC) and Consumer Cannabis Study, Manifold has extrapolated the survey to the 6-digit postal code level. […]

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Take Your Kids to Work Day

We had a few grade nine students in today, as part of Take Your Kids to Work Day. Here’s what they had to say about the experience:

“Polaris Intelligence is a subscription based website that provides data, market insight, and customizes data for clients. Polaris is a fast and easy website to use where you can easily access points of interest in different neighbourhoods and research what kinds of people live in different trade areas. […]

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Education Makes a More Shared Financial Responsibility

Over 57% Canadians of age 18 years or older have college or university degree. According to the Canadian Financial Capability Survey (CFCS) from Statistics Canada, people with high education are much more likely to share responsibilities of paying regular bills. For example, 28% of people with the university graduate degree share responsibility equally […]

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Young Canadians Are Eager to Acquire Financial Knowledge

In the year 2014 Statistics Canada conducted the Canadian Financial Capability Survey (CFCS) among population 18 years of age and over living in Canada. This survey provides insights on Canadians’ knowledge, abilities, and behaviour concerning financial decision-making. Manifold has been studying this survey and mining patterns of consumer financial behavior. […]

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Manifold Presented and Exhibited at BIG DATA TORONTO

We gave a talk on “A Transition from Old to New Techniques of Trade Area Analysis” at the BIG DATA TORONTO Conference and Trade Show on June 12th and 13th, 2018. Using examples, we discussed how to move from the traditional and static trade area (circles, drive time, gravity models) to the real life dynamic […]

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Manifold Hosts at Big Data and Informatics Analytics Conference

Manifold’s principal Dr. Zhen Mei hosted a business application session of data mining at the Conference on Big Data and Informatics Analytics on September 18 – 22, 2017 at The Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences, 222 College Street, Second Floor, Toronto, Ontario M5T 3J1. The Fields Institute is a centre for mathematical research […]

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