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0A079G - Introduction to Machine Learning Models Using IBM SPSS Modeler v18.2

Overview

Duration: 2 days

This course provides an introduction to supervised models, unsupervised models, and association models. This is an application-oriented course and examples include predicting whether customers cancel their subscription, predicting property values, segment customers based on usage, and market basket analysis.

Objectives

Please refer to course overview

Audience

  • Data scientists
  • Business analysts
  • Clients who want to learn about machine learning models

Content

1. Introduction to machine learning models

  • Taxonomy of machine learning models
  • Identify measurement levels
  • Taxonomy of supervised models
  • Build and apply models in IBM SPSS Modeler

2. Supervised models: Decision trees - CHAID

  • CHAID basics for categorical targets
  • Include categorical and continuous predictors
  • CHAID basics for continuous targets
  • Treatment of missing values

3. Supervised models: Decision trees - CR Tree

  • CR Tree basics for categorical targets
  • Include categorical and continuous predictors
  • CR Tree basics for continuous targets
  • Treatment of missing values

4. Evaluation measures for supervised models

  • Evaluation measures for categorical targets
  • Evaluation measures for continuous targets

5. Supervised models: Statistical models for continuous targets - 

  • Linear regression
  • Linear regression basics
  • Include categorical predictors
  • Treatment of missing values

6. Supervised models: Statistical models for categorical targets -

  • Logistic regression
  • Logistic regression basics
  • Include categorical predictors
  • Treatment of missing values

7. Supervised models: Black box models - Neural networks

  • Neural network basics
  • Include categorical and continuous predictors
  • Treatment of missing values

8. Supervised models: Black box models - Ensemble models

  • Ensemble models basics
  • Improve accuracy and generalizability by boosting and bagging
  • Ensemble the best models

9. Unsupervised models: K-Means and Kohonen

  • K-Means basics
  • Include categorical inputs in K-Means
  • Treatment of missing values in K-Means
  • Kohonen networks basics
  • Treatment of missing values in Kohonen

10. Unsupervised models: 

  • TwoStep and Anomaly detection
  • TwoStep basics
  • TwoStep assumptions
  • Find the best segmentation model automatically
  • Anomaly detection basics
  • Treatment of missing values

11. Association models: Apriori

  • Apriori basics
  • Evaluation measures
  • Treatment of missing values

12. Association models: Sequence detection

  • Sequence detection basics
  • Treatment of missing values

13. Preparing data for modeling

  • Examine the quality of the data
  • Select important predictors
  • Balance the data

Prerequisites

Knowledge of your business requirements

Certification

This course is not associated with any Certification.

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