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IBM Analytics DS&BA SPSS Course

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Overview

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.

Audience

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

Skills Gained

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

  • CHAID basics for categorical targets
  • Include categorical and continuous predictors
  • CHAID basics for continuous targets

Treatment of missing values

  • C&R Tree basics for categorical targets
  • C&R Tree basics for continuous targets
  • Evaluation measures for supervised models
  • Evaluation measures for categorical targets

Evaluation measures for continuous targets

  • Supervised models: Statistical models for continuous targets - Linear regression
  • Linear regression basics
  • Include categorical predictors
  • Supervised models: Statistical models for categorical targets - Logistic regression
  • Logistic regression basics

Association models: Sequence detection

  • Sequence detection basics

Supervised models: Black box models - Neural networks

  • Neural network basics

Supervised models: Black box models - Ensemble models

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

Ensemble the best models

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

Unsupervised models: TwoStep and Anomaly detection

  • TwoStep basics
  • TwoStep assumptions
  • Find the best segmentation model automatically
  • Anomaly detection basics
  • Evaluation measures

Preparing data for modeling

  • Examine the quality of the data
  • Select important predictors

Balance the data

Prerequisites

  • Knowledge of your business requirements

Outline

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

  • CHAID basics for categorical targets
  • Include categorical and continuous predictors
  • CHAID basics for continuous targets

Treatment of missing values

  • C&R Tree basics for categorical targets
  • C&R Tree basics for continuous targets
  • Evaluation measures for supervised models
  • Evaluation measures for categorical targets

Evaluation measures for continuous targets

  • Supervised models: Statistical models for continuous targets - Linear regression
  • Linear regression basics
  • Include categorical predictors
  • Supervised models: Statistical models for categorical targets - Logistic regression
  • Logistic regression basics

Association models: Sequence detection

  • Sequence detection basics

Supervised models: Black box models - Neural networks

  • Neural network basics

Supervised models: Black box models - Ensemble models

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

Ensemble the best models

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

Unsupervised models: TwoStep and Anomaly detection

  • TwoStep basics
  • TwoStep assumptions
  • Find the best segmentation model automatically
  • Anomaly detection basics
  • Evaluation measures

Preparing data for modeling

  • Examine the quality of the data
  • Select important predictors

Balance the data

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