Data Mining Training Course

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Duration Duration

21 hours (usually 3 days including breaks)

Requirements Requirements

Fair knowledge about relational data structures, SQL

Overview Overview

Course can be provided with any tools, including free open-source data mining software and applications

Course Outline Course Outline


  • Data mining as the analysis step of the KDD process ("Knowledge Discovery in Databases")
  • Subfield of computer science
  • Discovering patterns in large data sets

Sources of methods

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Machine learning
  • Statistics
  • Database systems

What is involved?

  • Database and data management aspects
  • Data pre-processing
  • Model and inference considerations
  • Interestingness metrics
  • Complexity considerations
  • Post-processing of discovered structures
  • Visualization
  • Online updating

Data mining main tasks

  • Automatic or semi-automatic analysis of large quantities of data
  • Extracting previously unknown interesting patterns
    • groups of data records (cluster analysis)
    • unusual records (anomaly detection)
    • dependencies (association rule mining)

Data mining

  • Anomaly detection (Outlier/change/deviation detection)
  • Association rule learning (Dependency modeling)
  • Clustering
  • Classification
  • Regression
  • Summarization

Use and applications

  • Able Danger
  • Behavioral analytics
  • Business analytics
  • Cross Industry Standard Process for Data Mining
  • Customer analytics
  • Data mining in agriculture
  • Data mining in meteorology
  • Educational data mining
  • Human genetic clustering
  • Inference attack
  • Java Data Mining
  • Open-source intelligence
  • Path analysis (computing)
  • Police-enforced ANPR in the UK
  • Reactive business intelligence
  • Stellar Wind
  • Talx
  • Zapaday

Data dredging, data fishing, data snooping

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Public Classroom Public Classroom
Participants from multiple organisations. Topics usually cannot be customised
From $7870
Private Classroom Private Classroom
Participants are from one organisation only. No external participants are allowed. Usually customised to a specific group, course topics are agreed between the client and the trainer.
Private Remote Private Remote
The instructor and the participants are in two different physical locations and communicate via the Internet
From $5600
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The more delegates, the greater the savings per delegate. Table reflects price per delegate and is used for illustration purposes only, actual prices may differ.

Number of Delegates Public Classroom Private Remote
1 $7870 $5600
2 $4435 $3250
3 $3290 $2467
4 $2718 $2075
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MT, Bozeman - Downtown BozemanMon, Nov 14 2016, 9:30 am$5600 / $8800
New York (NYC) - Midtown Manhattan - Park Avenue & E48-49th (Grand Central)Mon, Dec 5 2016, 9:30 am$5600 / $9400
VT, BurlingtonMon, Dec 26 2016, 9:30 am$5600 / $8500
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