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Exploring Data with RapidMiner by Andrew Chisholm

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Chapter 7. Transforming Data

Transforming data can often make it easier to mine. This chapter discusses some common data transforms whose objective is to present data in the form of example sets containing examples that have their own attributes. Typically one of these attributes is predicted based on the values of the other attributes.

Once you get the idea of the example and example set clear, you will find that data mining becomes a lot easier. When looking at new data for the first time, you will find yourself mentally transforming it into an example set-like format. It is also good discipline to produce all new data in an example set-like format so that future data exploration and mining activities are made easier.

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