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Article: Nuts & Bolts of DM - The Histogram

For all the strides that data mining tools have made, using them well still requires hard work and critical thought.  In this article on the nuts & bolts of DM, we review a real workhorse for data mining and analysis - the histogram.  Among the histograms encountered most frequently in practice are the following: “money”, “count”, and “outlier”.  We will look at each one of them in turn….     Read the…

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Added by Daniel Graettinger on June 19, 2012 at 7:07pm — No Comments

New article: Framing the Data Mining Problem

In the data mining process, where do data scientists like you and me add the most value?  Is it in exploring the data, uncovering anomalies and seeing relationships between elements?  In selecting transformations for the elements to improve their representations for modeling and analysis?  In building sophisticated predictive models?  For my money, the answer is ‘none of…

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Added by Daniel Graettinger on April 4, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

Article: MORE Frequently-Asked Questions about Data Mining

Another recent article from Discovery Corps, Inc. president Tim Graettinger:   Grab Bag 2:  More Frequently-Asked Questions about Data Mining.  

"While helping present a monthly webinar on Data Mining, I'm asked some challenging and really pivotal questions about DM and predictive analytics:  

  1. How much data do I need? 
  2. Why doesn't my predictive model perform as well on new data as it did on the training data?
  3. Are new DM algorithms needed to…
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Added by Daniel Graettinger on January 23, 2012 at 1:26pm — 1 Comment

Another article from my company: Going Green with Data Mining

I thought I'd post another article from my company's president, Tim Graettinger.  Here's a little intro:  "More and more individuals and firms are taking steps to reduce their carbon footprints.  What about data mining - can it contribute to a company's efforts to have a positive impact on the environment?  My answer is an unequivocal 'yes', and in this article you'll learn the reasons why.  We'll explore a sampler platter of data mining applications that can benefit you, your company, your… Continue

Added by Daniel Graettinger on June 20, 2011 at 8:09pm — No Comments

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