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"Peter C. Bruce" <[log in to unmask]>
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Classification, clustering, and phylogeny estimation
Fri, 17 Feb 2006 10:13:45 -0500
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Dr. Anthony Babinec will present his online data mining course March 10  
April 7 at

This course will focus on five predictive analytics techniques: k-nearest 
neighbors, classification and regression trees (CART), neural nets, 
logistic regression and multiple linear regression.

It will also cover the use of partitioning to divide the data into training 
data (data used to build a model), validation data (data used to assess the 
performance of different models, or, in some cases, to fine tune the model) 
and test data (data used to predict the performance of the final model).

Dr. Babinec is the president of AB Analytics and served previously as 
Director of Advanced Products Marketing at SPSS; he worked on the marketing 
of Clementine and introduced CHAID, neural nets and other advanced 
technologies to SPSS.

As with all online courses at, there are no set hours when 
you must be online, and you can interact with the instructor over a period 
of 4 weeks via a private discussion board.  We estimate you will need about 
5-15 hours per week.

Registration and details:

Peter Bruce
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