Some outliers are obvious, but data outliers may not be. Data entry errors, suspicious transactions and faulty processes can all cost you dearly. On the other hand, knowing about your exceptional customers is vital. Penny Analytics finds your data outliers, ranks them by their importance, and gives you the reasons why.
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What does a child with a driving license, a transatlantic flight for less than a dollar, and skyrocketing demand for celtic rock records have in common? They are all outliers. And they probably need your attention. But you need business intelligence to find them in the first place.
AI and machine learning are today's buzzwords. Penny Analytics provides an easy pathway for you to add intelligence to your work, whatever the size of your organization. As long as you have datasets that are too large for you to analyze by hand, then we can find the most unusual records for you. At Penny Analytics, we find outliers in your data, whether your data is standard multivariate or time series. If you are a business user with some Excel skills, then this is the user friendly anomaly detection system you have been searching for.
Sample industries: transportation, manufacturing, internet of things
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We are devoted to outlier detection and demonstrating its many uses
We use our outlier detection service for public research. You can use our blogposts to understand more about how our service works and how outlier detection can be applied in real life. We have found outliers in handwriting samples, financial transactions, American cities, flower species, demand for taxi trips, and Canadian weather - and are always looking for new research areas. We publish our visualizations to Tableau Public.
More than twenty years ago, I lived in a university town in Canada and taught math and engineering courses. In each of these, there was always a concern about students cheating on assessments and exams. Read more…
In this blogpost, we apply outlier detection to 80 years of daily Canadian weather data. We keep reading that our climate is changing – temperatures are increasing and that extreme weather events are happening more Read more…
Fraud is a problem that is simply not going away. In this post, we apply outlier detection to finding fraudulent credit card transactions, using a well known dataset from Kaggle. We called this post “fraud Read more…