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Predictive Analytics

December 4, 2013
The beakers are bubbling more violently than usual at Pentaho Labs and this time predictive analytics is the focus. The lab coat, pocket-protector and taped glasses clad scientists have turned their attention to the Weka machine learning software. Weka, a collection of machine learning algorithms for predictive analytics and data mining, has a number of useful applications. Examples include, scoring credit risk, predicting downtime of machines and analyzing sentiment in social feeds. The technology can be used to facilitate automatic knowledge discovery by uncovering hidden patterns in complex datasets, or to develop accurate predictive models for forecasting. Organizations have been...