In this course you will be introduced to basic concepts in predictive analytics, also called predictive modeling, the most prevalent form of data mining. You will cover two core paradigms that account for most business applications of predictive modeling: classification and prediction. You will also study commonly used machine learning techniques and learn how to combine models to obtain optimal results. This course includes hands-on work with R, a free software environment with statistical computing capabilities.
Mr. Kuber Deokar
Mr. Kuber Deokar holds a Masters degree in Statistics from University of Pune, India, where he also taught undergraduate statistics. Mr. Deokar holds the position of Instructional Operations Supervisor at Statistics.com. He is responsible for coordination of Statistics.com online courses, and ensures seamless interactions between the management team, course instructors, teaching assistants, and students. He also serves as the senior teaching assistant and shares instructional responsibilities for several courses, and handles consultancy assignments, working from our office in Pune, India.