Join Ron Davis for an in-depth discussion in this video What you should know before watching this course, part of Learning Excel Data-Mining.
- What you should know.…The knowledge requirements in the course.…We do not use statistics in this course,…nor do we explain them.…Now let me explain what I mean by we don't use them.…Statistics are used in the algorithms that run the…data mining, but we don't go in and examine the statistics,…nor do we explain them.…If you want to know what they are, Microsoft has a number…of resources that you can go in and look and they will…give you the math that they are based on.…This course should be considered just a starting point.…
Here we're going to introduce you to the land…of data mining, and the algorithms that are available,…and then we'll move you on over into Excel and you'll…actually be using those data mining algorithms.…By the way, because we are going to be working in Excel…so much you should be comfortable in Excel…before you start this.…The course flow.…We start out with data-mining concepts, we have a number…of topics that we cover in data-mining concepts,…and these are lectures.…But if you don't understand these concepts, when we get into…
- Recognize the factors involved in building an environment.
- Define models, induction, and prediction.
- Determine key concepts in Excel data-mining.
- Analyze key influencers.
- Break down how to utilize the detect categories tool.
- Recognize where and when to use the Shopping Basket Analysis.
Skill Level Intermediate
Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012with Gerry O'Brien5h 34m Beginner
Cleaning Up Your Excel 2013 Datawith Dennis Taylor1h 59m Intermediate
1. Data-Mining Concepts
2. The Microsoft Data-Mining Algorithms
The Microsoft algorithms3m 32s
3. Data Mining between Excel and SQL Server Analysis Services
Understanding mining models2m 33s
4. Using the Data-Mining Add-ins in Excel
Next steps2m 32s
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