Fraudsters, Outliers and Big Data

Mawazo

Recently, I started working on Hadoop based solutions for fraud detection. Fraud detection is critical for many industries,  including  but not limited to financial,  insurance  and retail. Data mining is a key enabler in effective fraud detection.

In this and some following posts, I will cover commonly used  data mining solutions for fraud detection. I also have an accompanying open source project on github called beymani where the implementations of these algorithms will be available.

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