Advanced Data Preparation using IBM SPSS Modeler (v16) 0A055G

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Price: $795

Course Details

Advanced Data Preparation Using IBM SPSS Modeler (V16) covers advanced topics to aid in the preparation of data for a successful data mining project. You will learn how to use functions, deal with missing values, use advanced field operations, handle sequence data, apply advanced sampling methods, and improve efficiency.

Course Agenda

Using Functions

  • Use date functions
  • Use conversion functions
  • Use string functions
  • Use statistical functions
  • Use missing value functions

Data Transformations

  • Use the Filler node to replace values
  • Use the Binning node to recode continuous fields
  • Use the Transform node to change a field's distribution

Working with Sequence Data

  • Use cross-record functions
  • Use the Count mode in the Derive node
  • Use the Restructure node to expand a continuous field into a series of continuous fields
  • Use the Space-Time-Boxes node to work with geospatial and time data

Sampling Records

  • Use the Sample node to draw simple and complex samples
  • Draw complex samples
  • Partition the data into a training and a testing set
  • Reduce or boost the number of records

Improving Efficiency

  • Use database scalability by SQL pushback
  • Use the Data Audit node to process outliers and missing values
  • Use the Set Globals node
  • Use parameters
  • Use looping and conditional execution

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