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Data analysis is the process by which analysts clean, transform and model data to make information useful to a particular industry. Advanced analysts often use mathematics, pattern recognition software and statistical algorithms to extract actionable knowledge from raw data. On Upwork, the world’s largest online workplace, data analysts process data for small businesses, enterprises and professionals.

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  1. Jovan Pehcevski

    Jovan Pehcevski

    Researcher, Academic/technical writer, Data and Information Scientist

    Macedonia - Last active: 4 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
    1,730 hours
    5.00
  2. Pasqualino Ferrentino

    Pasqualino Ferrentino

    Machine learning, pattern recognition, image analysis, sys developer

    Italy - Last active: 1 day 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
    6,897 hours
    4.97
  3. Juan Luis Herrera Cortijo

    Juan Luis Herrera Cortijo

    Data Scientist

    Spain - Last active: 13 hours 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.

    $66.67 /hr
    603 hours
    5.00
  4. Ariel Humphrey

    Ariel Humphrey

    French-American IT/Internet Contract & Environmental Law Attorney

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 5

    Ariel Humphrey is a French-American licensed IT/Internet/Entertainment Contract & Environmental/Water Law Attorney ranked "Number 1" amongst all of the top Odesk Attorneys. His activity is mainly aimed at: (i) helping IT/Internet/Entertainment (Music/Film/Art/Sports) companies/businesses to be perfectly managed from a legal and contractual perspective (to this extent, his services include drafting, editing, reviewing, proofreading, creating or translating sophisticated Contracts/Agreements in the field of Business law in general), and (ii) providing Legal Consulting/Research Services to Organizations and Individual (throughout the world) the actions and projects of which go towards protecting the Environment (Clean/Renewable Energy (Wind/Solar etc.) Projects) and more specifically Water Resources. Such Organizations and individuals may include Ecologists, Environmentalists, Hydrologists, Hydro-Geologists, Businesses, NGOs, Universities, Academics, Scientists, Beekeepers, Farmers, Engineers, Policy Makers, Lobbyists, Government Agencies, etc.) He takes care of his clients until they are fully happy with my work ! He always goes the extra mile for them no matter what! He can be reached on Skype 24/7 !

    $95.00 /hr
    2,121 hours
    4.98
  5. Ardit Sulce

    Ardit Sulce

    GIS Expert

    Germany - Last active: 1 day 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
    492 hours
    4.94
  6. Joanne H.

    Joanne H.

    Data collection and information management expert

    Canada - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 4

    Professional researcher, data scientist, and technical writer with health, HR, and social sciences background. More than 15 years experience. Deliverable focused. Talk to me about designing your data collection tools and online surveys; collecting your data; conducting summary reporting and statistical analyses; and your requirements for professional report development. My goals are: 1. to use technology to streamline how we gather intelligence; 2. to use my research design, analytics and informatics experience to make your information meaningful and transparent; 3. to use my exceptional writing about statistics, research, and technical information to take your deliverables to the next level. As i continue to build my on line presence I am interested in applying my expertise to short and mid term projects using tools such as typeform, survey monkey, surveygizmo, and fluidsurveys for online programming and deployment.

    $35.00 /hr
    253 hours
    4.70
  7. Kara Sidorowicz

    Kara Sidorowicz

    Data Analyst & Research Methods Expert

    United States - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 1

    Recent master’s graduate in experimental psychology with two years of experience teaching college students the fundamental skills in data-collection and analysis, superior ability to effectively communicate with people from a wide array of professional and cultural backgrounds. Proficient in IBM SPSS and Microsoft Office, and experience with R programming for analyzing data.

    $25.00 /hr
    464 hours
    4.80
  8. Chris Sherwin

    Chris Sherwin

    Experienced professional writer in Animal Science

    United Kingdom - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 4

    I am a biologist (Ph.D.). I have been writing, researching and teaching at university level (mainly veterinary students) for almost 25 years. I thoroughly enjoy research and writing about a wide range of animal subjects. My writing strengths include Animal Husbandry, Animal Behaviour, Animal Physiology, Animal Production and Animal Welfare. I have written many scientific articles (60+) in peer-reviewed, international science journals. I have also written many book chapters, encyclopaedia articles, web-sites, newspaper articles and lay articles. I have access to University-level search engines, so I am able to provide the most up-to-date and accurate information on topics. My long career of professional writing means I have developed impeccable writing, grammar, spelling, punctuation and proof-reading skills. I am able to work to tight deadlines, adhere to your formatting requirements and provide appropriate references or bibliographies for articles when required. A .pdf sample of my work is available on-line at http://www.all-souls.ox.ac.uk/users/heyesc/Celia%27s%20pdfs/2002sociallearn.pdf Other samples of my writing are available - please contact me if you wish to see these. I also use many images for my lectures and presentations, and pride myself on choosing the most appropriate, informative and engaging images, if these are required for your work. I hope to hear from you soon. Chris

    $27.78 /hr
    11 hours
    4.94
  9. Glenn B.

    Glenn B.

    Physician medical writer and editor

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7

    Energetic, meticulous, and efficient senior specialty physician with extensive experience and skills in medical writing and editing. Expertise in research, clinical, and education material for both professionals and patients. Recognizes the importance of synergy between medical content, its target audience, and the style and mode of communication. Fast learner, technology savvy, and collaborates extremely well with project teams.

    $66.67 /hr
    122 hours
    5.00
  10. Md Akhtar Hossain

    Md Akhtar Hossain

    Statistical Analyst, R Programmer and Academic Writer

    Bangladesh - Last active: 1 month 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