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Lisa Solomon <[log in to unmask]>
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Classification, clustering, and phylogeny estimation
Fri, 20 Jul 2007 10:45:21 -0700
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Intro to Data Mining for Absolute Beginners (no charge)

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.

-Dates: July 24, August 9, September 7


-Future Webinars:  Multiple timezones and topics are planned.  Let us know if you would like to be notified as we schedule new webinar dates and topics. 

In the one hour "Intro to Data Mining" webinar, 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 circulate to colleagues who might benefit and do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.

Lisa Solomon
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Salford Systems, 4740 Murphy Canyon Rd. Ste 200, San Diego, Calif. 92123

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