0A004 IBM Introduction to IBM SPSS Modeler and Data Mining (V15)

Course Overview

The course structure follows the stages of a typical data mining project, from reading data, to data exploration, data transformation, modeling, and effective interpretation of results.

Who Should Attend

This basic course is for:

  • Anyone with little or no experience in using IBM SPSS Modeler
  • Anyone with little or no experience in data mining
  • Anyone who is considering purchasing IBM SPSS Modeler

Course Outline

1 - Introduction to Data Mining

  • Explain the stages of the CRISP-DM process model.
  • Describe successful data mining projects and the reasons why projects fail.
  • Describe the skills needed for data mining.

2 - Working with Streams

  • Describe the different areas of the Modeler User Interface.
  • Work with nodes and Supernodes.
  • Run, open and save a stream.
  • Access the help function within Modeler

3 - Data Mining Tour

  • Explain the primary concepts used in data mining.
  • Build, evaluate and deploy a model.
  • Use the Sort and Filter nodes.

4 - Collecting Initial Data

  • Explain the concepts of data structure, records, fields, unit of analysis, storage.
  • Read data from and export data to various file formats

5 - Data Understanding

  • Examine the distributions of categorical and continuous fields.
  • Explain the most common ways of handling missing data.
  • Explain how to set Modeler to check data quality and select valid records.

6 - Setting the Unit of Analysis

  • Remove duplicate records.
  • Aggregate data.

7 - Integrating Data

  • Add records from multiple datasets into one dataset.
  • Add fields from multiple datasets into one dataset.
  • Use sampling for testing purposes.

8 - Deriving and Filling Fields

  • Use CLEM to transform data.
  • Use the Derive node to create a new field.
  • Use the Reclassify node.
  • Use the Reorder node to reorder fields.

9 - Looking for Relationships

  • Examine the relationship between two categorical fields.
  • Examine the relationship between two continuous fields.
  • Examine the relationship between one continuous field and one categorical field.

10 - Introduction to Modeling

  • Modeling objectives
  • Introduction to Classification
  • Introduction to Segmentation

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