The Resource Making sense of data I : a practical guide to exploratory data analysis and data mining, Glenn J. Myatt, Wayne P. Johnson

Making sense of data I : a practical guide to exploratory data analysis and data mining, Glenn J. Myatt, Wayne P. Johnson

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Making sense of data I : a practical guide to exploratory data analysis and data mining
Title
Making sense of data I
Title remainder
a practical guide to exploratory data analysis and data mining
Statement of responsibility
Glenn J. Myatt, Wayne P. Johnson
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Language
eng
Summary
"A proven go-to guide for data analysis, Making Sense of Data I: A Practical Guide to Exploratory Data Analysis and Data Mining, Second Edition focuses on basic data analysis approaches that are necessary to make timely and accurate decisions in a diverse range of projects. Based on the authors' practical experience in implementing data analysis and data mining, the new edition provides clear explanations that guide readers from almost every field of study. In order to facilitate the needed steps when handling a data analysis or data mining project, a step-by-step approach aids professionals in carefully analyzing data and implementing results, leading to the development of smarter business decisions." --
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
006.3/12
Index
index present
LC call number
QA276
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Making sense of data I : a practical guide to exploratory data analysis and data mining, Glenn J. Myatt, Wayne P. Johnson
Publication
Note
Revised editon of: Making sense of data. c2007
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
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Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Titlepage; Copyright; PREFACE; 1 INTRODUCTION; 1.1 Overview; 1.2 Sources of Data; 1.3 Process for Making Sense of Data; 1.4 Overview of Book; 1.5 Summary; Further Reading; 2 DESCRIBING DATA; 2.1 Overview; 2.2 Observations and Variables; 2.3 Types of Variables; 2.4 Central Tendency; 2.5 Distribution of the Data; 2.6 Confidence Intervals; 2.7 Hypothesis Tests; Exercises; Further Reading; 3 PREPARING DATA TABLES; 3.1 Overview; 3.2 Cleaning the Data; 3.3 Removing Observations and Variables; 3.4 Generating Consistent Scales Across Variables; 3.5 New Frequency Distribution
  • 3.6 Converting Text to Numbers3.7 Converting Continuous Data to Categories; 3.8 Combining Variables; 3.9 Generating Groups; 3.10 Preparing Unstructured Data; Exercises; Further Reading; 4 UNDERSTANDING RELATIONSHIPS; 4.1 Overview; 4.2 Visualizing Relationships Between Variables; 4.3 Calculating Metrics About Relationships; Exercises; Further Reading; 5 IDENTIFYING AND UNDERSTANDING GROUPS; 5.1 Overview; 5.2 Clustering; 5.3 Association Rules; 5.4 Learning Decision Trees from Data; Exercises; Further Reading; 6 BUILDING MODELS FROM DATA; 6.1 Overview; 6.2 Linear Regression
  • 6.3 Logistic Regression6.4 K-Nearest Neighbors; 6.5 Classification and Regression Trees; 6.6 Other Approaches; Exercises; Further Reading; APPENDIX A ANSWERS TO EXERCISES; APPENDIX B HANDS-ON TUTORIALS; B.1 Tutorial Overview; B.2 Access and Installation; B.3 Software Overview; B.4 Reading in Data; B.5 Preparation Tools; B.6 Tables and Graph Tools; B.7 Statistics Tools; B.8 Grouping Tools; B.9 Models Tools; B.10 Apply Model; B.11 Exercises; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX; END USER LICENSE AGREEMENT
Control code
ocn875056210
Edition
Second edition
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118422014
Lccn
2014012428
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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  • (OCoLC)875056210
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