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  1. Jovan Pehcevski

    Jovan Pehcevski

    Researcher, Academic/technical writer, Data and Information Scientist

    Macedonia - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 3

    As a PhD in Computer Science, I am an experienced researcher, academic writer and data and information scientist. Over the last 12 years I have gathered an extensive experience in practising and teaching the following computer science concepts: information retrieval, data mining, machine learning, database management systems using MySQL and Oracle, native XML databases using XML, DOM and SAX, web development techniques using (X)HMTL, DHTML, PHP, and MySQL, deploying web services and service oriented architectures, and tuning Apache web server for performance, security and caching. My core competency lies in academic research, data and information science, as well as writing, proofreading and editing of research papers and thesis of all academic levels. I am seeking opportunities to offer my rich professional and academic experience for the strategic growth and developmental needs of your business. My core research interests and strengths are as follows: - Focused information retrieval - Evaluation of focused and content-oriented XML retrieval - Entity retrieval and knowledge discovery - Data mining and big data analytics - Business intelligence and predictive analytics - Time-series data forecasting - Recommendation algorithms for social/news networking sites - Native XML databases, NoSQL and relational database systems - Web servers and web technologies - Web database applications and Internet programming - Web and enterprise security

    $66.67 /hr
    1,640 hours
    5.00
  2. Pasqualino Ferrentino

    Pasqualino Ferrentino

    Machine learning, pattern recognition, image analysis, sys developer

    Italy - Last active: 23 hours ago - Tests: 17 - Portfolio: 1

    I am a computer scientist whose main skills are in the field of data analysis, pattern recognition, statistical software, machine learning and large scale system design and integration. I have developed systems using Neural Networks, Markov chains, Support Vector Machines in various applications: OCR, image processing, data analysis, text indexing and retrieval. I am also proficient in 3D image visualization using common off the shelf libraries and methodologies, either low or high level, like OpenGL, DirectX, VTK, Java3D. I understand and use common ray tracing programs. I understand image processing topics like segmentation, thresholding, classification. I have worked in the past in a 3d Face recognition European project. I know the OpenCV library quite well. In the field of "general programming" I have a good understanding of Databases, multi threaded applications, sockets, pipes, encryption (symmetric and asymmetric), compiler design, operating systems, low level data structure in memory and on disk, data integrity. I consider myself an expert in data structures and algorithms: trees, queues, lists, b-trees, hash tables; I use standard libraries like STL, Boost, Java generics. I have a good knowledge of SQL and data normalization however I have also used custom No-SQL databases like Datadraw, MapDB, Tokyo Cabinet, Zope. I know all the basic algorithms and templates used in every day coding; regarding data integrity and security. Compression (lossy and lossless), symmetric and asymmetric encryption, public certificates, I have worked with OpenSSL programming, encrypted web services, packet sniffers. I am proficient in all the common every day languages with an emphasis on C++ and Perl. But I can use: Java, Python, Visual Basic, C#, PLSQL, Delphi. I know all the Object Oriented Programming concepts and design patterns and I use them if the need arises, but I am also able to write object-free programs in C or functional languages (like Haskell or Scheme). I know modern version control systems like git and mercurial, even if I can use also older ones like Subversion or CVS. I know Windows programming and API quite well. I have used WPF and WCF to create desktop applications in Windows and web services. I have used Linux and Gui toolkits like Qt which are platform independent. I know XML, XSL, I have used several parsers like the MsXML or Xpath. I know how to validate a XML with a schema. I have worked with a team that handled thousands of XML documents relating to air crashes in a SQL server database. I am able to talk and write in English with fluency. If anything is not listed here either I have forgotten to list it or I can probably learn it quite fast, so don't hesitate in asking!

    $24.41 /hr
    6,681 hours
    4.97
  3. Philipp Schapotschnikow

    Philipp Schapotschnikow

    Applied mathematician and algorithmic software developer

    Germany - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    Born in Odessa 1982, he graduated in Mathematics in 2006 from the Technical University in Munich (Germany). Afterwards, he completed PhD in Computation Materials Science at the Delft University of Technology (Netherlands) in 2010, and worked as Scientific Programmer in the field of combustion modelling. He has gathered experience from a large number of projects covering such topics as artificial intelligence and machine learning; computer vision; data modeling; inverse problems; conducting polymers; nanomaterials; fuel cells; fatigue failure prediction; combustion modelling. He is (co)author of 12 heavily cited scientific publications.

    $100.00 /hr
    37 hours
    5.00
  4. Juan Luis Herrera Cortijo

    Juan Luis Herrera Cortijo

    Data Scientist

    Spain - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 16 - Portfolio: 5

    Do you have some question that requires a statistical or machine learning answer? No problem. As a data scientist with 15 years of experience, I have the technical knowledge and the communication skills needed to solve your problem and, most important, give an answer that you can apply to your field of interest. What I offer to you is a full data analysis/machine learning stack, including: - Getting and organizing your data. - Selecting the most relevant statistical or machine learning technique for your case. - Applying the technique to your data. - Writing a report that explains every step taken and makes a interpretation of the results. All written with enough technical detail, but that doesn't require a depth statistical knowledge to follow. - Assistance in applying the results to your specific field. I can do all this using any or several of the following: R, MATLAB, Python, MySQL. Everybody can apply an out of the shell statistical algorithm to some benchmark data. But I'm an expert in the tricks needed to apply those algorithms to real data.

    $44.44 /hr
    473 hours
    5.00
  5. Ariel Humphrey

    Ariel Humphrey

    French-American IT/Internet Contract & Environmental Law Attorney

    United States - Last active: 23 hours ago - Tests: 5

    Ariel Humphrey is a French-American licensed IT/Internet Contract and Environmental Law Attorney ranked "Number 1" amongst all of the top Odesk Attorneys. My activity is mainly aimed at helping start-up companies/businesses to be perfectly managed from a Legal and contractual perspective. 1) My goals are to develop several activities on oDesk including the drafting, editing, review, creation or translation of sophisticated Contracts/Agreements in the field of Business law in general (corporate and banking agreements including shareholders' agreements or revolving line of credit agreements for instance) and also specifically in the sector of Internet Business Law (including SEO/CRO service agreements and/or website design & development agreements and/or terms of services (TOS) and privacy policies for websites), of IT Law (including software development agreements or software license agreements or end-user license agreements (EULA)), of Sports/Entertainment/Art/Music (including graphic design agreements or music license agreements or Sponsorship Agreements) whether it be in French, in English or in both languages (bilingual contracts). I do have a very large database of contracts and agreements (templates) including all kinds of agreements related to the matters mentioned above and to business law in general. You will benefit from my legal know-how and database, given that I can adapt all of my contracts to your particular situation and needs so that we come up with a tailor-made contract solution for You. 2) I am a French Licensed attorney and I can assist you and address your needs related to French Law, international contract law (including but not limited to Australian Law, Canadian Law, U.S. Law etc.). I am a French corporate attorney which means that I am an expert in French Corporate law having practiced in different Paris-based prestigious law firms (including Eversheds, Vaughan Avocats). 3) I am a US citizen and a French Native citizen (European Citizen). I am perfectly bilingual with high level writing and analytical skills that I would like you to benefit from should you need my services when French and/or English language(s) are involved. With such writing, linguistic and analytical skills I am used to writing/drafting/reviewing/editing/proofreading Legal or Business documents of all kinds related to or about any subject that falls within my strong, all-around and broad General Technical and legal culture/knowledge/know-how/Experience). I also have a large experience as a business and legal translator. 4) In addition to my solid experience as a business attorney throughout Europe as you can see on my resume which you will find below, I worked as a legal Consultant in India in 2011 for the Legal Process Outsourcing Company Quislex Inc.; I also worked in 2008 in Louisiana and in San Diego, California in 2010 : in other words, I have a large international wingspan when it comes to work. I remain at your service no matter what :-) ! You can find me on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/in/arielhumphrey Ariel Humphrey

    $95.00 /hr
    2,107 hours
    4.98
  6. Ketsia Poteau

    Ketsia Poteau

    Email Marketing

    France - Last active: 23 hours ago - Tests: 3

    To obtain freelance positions in the email/internet marketing field. I have over 7 years of email and internet marketing experience including copywriting, web analytics, and basic sequel query functions. I managed over 20 weekly email campaigns, performed in-depth reviews to increase not only audience size but pageviews as well. I am also fluent in French.

    $38.89 /hr
    4,781 hours
    5.00
  7. Ardit Sulce

    Ardit Sulce

    GIS Expert

    Germany - Last active: 23 hours ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 6

    GIS, Cartography, Remote Sensing, Python, and Technical Writing are the areas I provide services for. I have completed around 20 projects here in oDesk, all with success. Most of them concerned with GIS. Others dealt with technical writing, Python, remote sensing and cartography. Glad to say I am qualified in both GIS and Geodesy at university graduate level, able to crack your spatial problems. In total, I have eight years of experience working in my fields of expertise. Feel free to contact me and explain the problem you want to tackle!

    $28.00 /hr
    481 hours
    4.93
  8. Julia G.

    Julia G.

    Eagle eye for presentations and formatting

    Germany - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 3

    Hi, I'm Julia, a German graphic designer and MS Office expert with comprehensive English skills, currently based in Australia. I have many years of experience in creating high quality presentations and providing professional formatting in MS Word, Power Point and Excel. My former collegues used to call me "eagle eye" since I have a very skilled eye for aesthetics as well as content and will always spot mistakes and inconsistencies when others don't. I'm a graphic designer with advanced data analytic and GIS skills as well as Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign skills. I'm a reliable and efficient worker as well as a bit of a perfectionist with great attention to details and high quality standards. Presentations: - excellent PowerPoint skills including: slide master creation and adaption, template design, professional charts, smart art, animations, slide transition, effective fonts and styles, custom colours, engaging graphics, illustrations, logo integration, footers, spacing, tables, slide timings, audio integration, etc. - great sense for design and aesthetic appeal - focus on consistency - creative and professional - great attention to detail - prepared as well as given countless presentations, both in university and professional life, always with very positive feedback from audience and clients Formatting skills: - excellent formatting skills in MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc. - MS Word whiz: e.g. styles, fonts, pagination, header, footer, spacing, indexes, cross-references, custom colors, graphics, anchoring, templates, smart art, charts, tables, bookmarks, cover sheets, citation, linking, forms and more - focus on a clean and professional look as well as overall consistency in layout and content - the devil is in the details! - experience with long documents/presentantions with hundreds of pages (plenty of bachelor's and master's theses, research reports, annual business reports, etc.) Language skills: - Native German speaker with comprehensive English skills - 15 years of English learning (+ lived in London and Dublin, bachelor and master studies mostly in English) - excellent with grammar, spelling, punctuation in German and English - experienced proof reader in German & English More information about myself: - Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Business Administration / Marketing & Management - Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Sustainability Science / Ecology & Conservation (with first-class honours) - comprehensive GIS, data analysis, and mapping skills - project management experience - fund raising and sponsoring management experience - organisation of international events and congresses - Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign skills

    $27.78 /hr
    79 hours
    5.00
  9. Md Akhtar Hossain

    Md Akhtar Hossain

    Statistical Analyst, R Programmer and Academic Writer

    Bangladesh - Last active: 23 hours ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 11

    With my B.Sc. and M.S. in Statistics and with my 7 years’ experience in practical field of research and teaching, I’ve numerous experience of analyzing data and writing publication quality papers/thesis in various fields including technology, business, demography, psychology, medical science, social science, public health, economics etc. I’ve published several research articles in different journals and written several conference papers. Moreover, I've experience of supervising a number of undergraduate projects and graduate theses in different applied fields. These thesis works covered univariate to multivariate statistical analyses with statistical graphics. I have very strong theoretical and applied statistical knowledge with efficiency in statistical computing with different software such as SPSS, SAS, R, STATA, FORTRAN, MINITAB, EVIEWS, EXCEL etc. My core competency lies in conducting statistical analysis using different statistical softwares and writing academic thesis/articles for publication. I also have a very strong skill of independent programming in statistical programming languages. I am seeking opportunities to solve all your issues that requires statistics knowledge. I also have interest in teaching in the field of statistics.

    $30.00 /hr
    2,189 hours
    4.74
  10. Ariadne F.

    Ariadne F.

    Expert in MS Office VBA as well as Dutch translation!

    Netherlands Antilles - Last active: 23 days ago - Tests: 23 - Portfolio: 4

    Starting out as a Business Analyst over 10 years ago, enabled me to develop my Office skills tremendously. I grew fond of Ms Excel and for the last couple of years I have been developing small applications for my business relations.As challenges make me grow, I'm currently looking into doing new things - either with Excel but also with the other office application. I have also obtained my Master Microsoft Office Specialist certification (Master MOS) in 2011 to further prove my skill-set and abilities. Business objective is to give the best service in the least amount of time possible. Personal objective is to grow - and to learn as much as possible to be of better service to all.

    Groups: oTranslators

    $33.33 /hr
    820 hours
    4.91