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Enter a KDD Cup or Kaggle Competition. You don’t need to be an expert!


The webinar will show on the example of KDD Cup 2009 how Salford TreeNet can quickly achieve a top 5 result, and how to quickly build great models even if you are not an expert.



Webinar: Salford SystemsEnter a KDD Cup or Kaggle Competition.
You don't need to be an expert!

Jan 13, 2015 10-11am PDT
Live with opportunity to ask questions

All registrants receive on-demand version.
  • we will show you how Salford's TreeNet can be used for the 2009 KDD Cup competition to quickly achieve a place in the top 5.
  • At the end of this webinar, our goal is that you will be able to build a TreeNet model that can bring you within decimal places of a winning solution.
  • Use this information as a starting point for Kaggle competitions and other KDD Cup competitions.

 
Webinar: 3 Ways to Improve your Regression.
Feb 10, 2015, 10AM PST

All registrants receive on-demand version.
  • Linear regression plays a big part in the everyday life of a data analyst, but the results aren't always satisfactory. What if you could drastically improve prediction accuracy in your regression with a new model that handles missing values, interactions, AND nonlinearities in your data?
  • Instead of proceeding with a mediocre analysis, join us for this presentation, which will show you how MARS regression, TreeNet gradient boosting, and Random Forests can take your regression model to the next level with modern algorithms designed to expertly handle your modeling woes.
  • With these state-of-the-art techniques, you'll boost model performance without stumbling over confusing coefficients or problematic p-values!

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