[Webinar] Become an R power user by harnessing the muscles of Aster- Feb 9th, 2016

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[Webinar] Become an R power user by harnessing the muscles of Aster- Feb 9th, 2016

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Start Date:2/9/2016

Start Time:9:00 AM PST

Duration:60 minutes



You will learn how data scientists can provide business value by using Aster-R without the usual disgruntle of “I do not want to learn that.” We will discuss several use cases from marketing analytics to text analytics developed in Aster-R that excel in ease of use and efficiency.


Diego Klabjan


Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences Director, Master of Science in Analytics. Northwestern University

Diego Klabjan's research is focused on applying analytics in the areas of sustainability, airline management, railway industry, logistics, operations management and supply chain optimization, production planning, integer programming, and parallel computing. Among other companies, he has collaborated with United Airlines, American Airlines, Sabre Holdings, FedEx Express, General Motors, and NASA.

Diego Klabjan is a professor at the Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences. After obtaining his doctorate from the School of Industrial and Systems Engineering of the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1999, in the same year he joined the University of Illinois as an assistant professor in the former department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering. After returning from his sabbatical leave of absence at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in 2006 he joined the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In summer 2007 he accepted an associate professor position at Northwestern University. In 2012 he was promoted to a full professor at Northwestern University. He is the recipient of the first prize of the 2000 Transportation Science Dissertation Award and the Preseren's award for the outstanding undergraduate thesis.

He is the Director of the Master of Science in Analytics.

He is a former president of the INFORMS Aviation Applications Section and he is actively involved in AGIFORS.

John Thuma

Senior Director, Aster Strategy and Analytics


A technology leader and evangelist, John Thuma is recognized in data warehousing, business intelligence, and advanced analytics for his next-level strategies. With nearly 30 years of practical experience, John has developed and implemented real world governance and international solution development programs across a variety of industries and disciplines.


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