Business Intelligence
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book review “Data Preparation For Data Mining”

TimManns - January 6, 2009

Just before Christmas I bought myself yet another data mining book (i have a few dozen). This one somehow slipped by me for 10 years but I'm…

Business Intelligence
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No Long Tail from iTunes

TimManns - December 16, 2008

There have been quite a few posts in recent months about analytics involving the Long Tail. For an overview see;http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Long_TailPersonally, I definitely fall into a Long Tail…

Business Intelligence
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Wikipedia entry for SPSS Clementine

TimManns - December 8, 2008

I was doing a search on Wikipedia today, and out of curiousity I wondered what the Clementine entry said. Although there is some information on data mining…

Business Intelligence
710 views

A simple Data Transformation example…

TimManns - December 2, 2008

In my experience of customer focused data mining projects, over 80% of the time is spent preparing and transforming the customer data into a usable format. Often…

Business Intelligence
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SmartData Collective

TimManns - December 1, 2008

I was recently asked to join the SmartData Collective, which is a social community of bloggers and professionals interested in data warehousing and enterprise analytics. It is…