[R] Free Webinar: Vendor Neutral Intro to Data Mining for Absolute Beginners, January 26, 2007

From: Lisa Solomon <lisas_at_salford-systems.com>
Date: Fri 12 Jan 2007 - 22:07:14 GMT


ONLINE VENDOR NEUTRAL INTRO TO DATA MINING FOR ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS (no charge)

A non-technical data mining introduction for absolute beginners January 26, 2007, 10AM - 11AM PST
Future Sessions (May 23, June 14, Sept 7) To register: contact lisas@salford-systems.com

This one-hour webinar is a perfect place to start if you are new to data mining and have little-to-no background in statistics or machine learning.

In one hour, we will discuss:

**Data basics: what kind of data is required for data mining and predictive analytics; In what format must the data be; what steps are necessary to prepare data appropriately

**What kinds of questions can we answer with data mining

**How data mining models work: the inputs, the outputs, and the nature of the predictive mechanism

**Evaluation criteria: how predictive models can be assessed and their value measured

**Specific background knowledge to prepare you to begin a data mining project.

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions or if you wish to register.

Sincerely,
Lisa Solomon
lisas@salford-systems.com



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