Data Mining For The Masses.pdf
Read online or download a free book: Data Mining For The Masses
Publisher: Global Text Project (18 Aug. 2012)
By: Dr. Matthew A North (Author)
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The second edition of Data Mining for the Masses is now available! The new edition includes two additional modeling techniques (k-Nearest Neighbors and Naive Bayes), along with implementations of all chapter examples in the R statistical language.
Have you ever found yourself working with a spreadsheet full of data and wishing you could make more sense of the numbers? Have you reviewed sales or operations reports, wondering if there’:s a better way to anticipate your customers’: needs? Perhaps you’:ve even thought to yourself: There’:s got to be more to these figures than what I’:m seeing!
Data Mining can help, and you don’:t need a Ph.D. in Computer Science to do it. You can forecast staffing levels, predict demand for inventory, even sift through millions of lines of customer emails looking for common themes—:all using data mining. It’:s easier than you might think.
In Data Mining for the Masses, professor Matt North—:a former risk analyst and database developer for eBay.com—:uses simple examples, clear explanations and free, powerful, easy-to-use software to teach you the basics of data mining: techniques that can help you answer some of your toughest business questions.
You’:ve got data and you know it’:s got value, if only you can figure out how to unlock it. This book can show you how. Let’:s start digging!
Through an agreement with the Global Text Project, an electronic version of this text is available online at (http://globaltext.terry.uga.edu/books). Proceeds from the sales of printed copies through Amazon enable the author to support the Global Text Project's goal of making electronic texts available to students in developing economies.
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