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How To Convince Your Boss You Need Data Mining Training [infographic]

Posted by Heather Hinman on Wed, Nov 13, 2013 @ 02:26 PM

Salford Systems’ annual data mining training course will be available to attendees via live web-stream – making it easier for data scientists to attend this content-rich training course without the hassle of travel. Web-based attendees will follow along with the live class in San Diego on all three days of training; December 11, 12 and 13.

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Topics: training

Data Mining Video Search [Quick Tip]

Posted by Heather Hinman on Tue, Sep 10, 2013 @ 12:01 PM

Have you checked out Salford Systems new responsive website? According to Wikipedia,
Responsive web design (RWD) is a web design approach aimed at crafting sites to provide an optimal viewing experience—easy reading and navigation with a minimum of resizing, panning, and scrolling—across a wide range of devices (from mobile phones to desktop computer monitors). With this in mind, we have undergone a website makeover; making it easier for you to use Salford's data mining resources from your mobile and/or tablet.

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Topics: video, training, Webinar, Tutorial

Unlock the Key to Big Data & Modern Regression Techniques at JSM 2013

Posted by Heather Hinman on Thu, Aug 1, 2013 @ 11:14 AM

The recent launch of the Salford Predictive Modeler software suite v7.0, the latest version of Salford Systems’ data mining software package, spurred enormous interest in the data science community, especially after its showcase webinar series: “The Evolution of Regression Modeling.” The series’ instructors, Salford Systems’ CEO and Founder Dr. Dan Steinberg and Senior Scientist Mikhail Golovnya, will continue this showcase of the software’s forefront predictive methodology at the Joint Statistical Meetings in Montreal.

For the last decade Salford Systems has hosted computer training workshops at JSM to educate the leading statisticians, analysts, data scientists, and researchers on its flagship products CART® decision trees, MARS® nonlinear regression, TreeNet® stochastic gradient boosting, and Random Forests®. In conjunction with the software suite’s new model compression techniques and hybrid modeling capabilities, Salford Systems will present yet another new algorithm that has been added to the Salford toolkit, Generalized PathSeeker (GPS). This technology includes methods like LASSO, Ridge, and regularized regression. 

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Topics: training, big data, Regression, Tutorial