BigML Acquires Best-of-Class Association Discovery Technology ‘Magnum Opus’, Expands Product Offering

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Fresh off the news on the opening of our new European headquarters, we are excited to make public that BigML has completed the acquisition of the groundbreaking Association Discovery software Magnum Opus. First released fifteen years ago, and progressively refined since, Magnum Opus has delivered reliable and actionable insights for retailers, financial institutions and numerous scientific applications and embodies the state-of-the-art in the field of association discovery. Consequently, this acquisition is a significant step forward in BigML’s vision to build the world’s premier cloud-based Machine Learning platform including carefully curated, most effective algorithms and data mining techniques that have already proven their mettle on complex real-world predictive analytics problems.

Association Discovery

As part of the acquisition, world-renowned expert on Association Discovery and this year’s ACM SIGKDD Sydney Conference program co-chair Geoff Webb has joined BigML as Technical Advisor. Dr. Webb is a Professor of Information Technology Research in the Faculty of Information Technology at Monash University

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