[R] Free Webinar: Vendor Neutral Intro to Data Mining for Absolute Beginners, May 23, 2007

Lisa Solomon lisas at salford-systems.com
Tue May 1 20:46:18 CEST 2007

(no charge)

A non-technical data mining introduction for absolute beginners
May 23, 2007, 10AM - 11AM PST
Future Sessions (June 14, Sept 7)

To register for the webinar 
1. Go to https://salford.webex.com/salford/onstage/g.php?d=928318845&t=a 
2. Click "Enroll". 
3. On the registration form, enter your information and then click "Submit".

Once you have registered, you will receive a confirmation email message with instructions on how to join the event, as well as audio and system requirements.  Please read this confirmation email carefully!

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.

Lisa Solomon
lisas at salford-systems.com

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