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Keith McCormick is an independent data mining consultant, trainer, and author. He's been using SPSS Statistics and SPSS Modeler for many years, but is interested in all aspects of Data Mining, Statistics, and Predictive Analytics. ...more

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Keith McCormick I'm writing an SPSS Statistics book next. It will focus equally on Advanced Statistical approaches including a chapter on AMOS, cool visualization tec…moreI'm writing an SPSS Statistics book next. It will focus equally on Advanced Statistical approaches including a chapter on AMOS, cool visualization techniques including Correspondence Analysis, and a primer on SPSS programming including python. It will be for an intermediate to advanced audience.

It will be entitled SPSS Statistics for Data Analysis and Visualization, will be published by Wiley, and should be available by the middle of next year.(less)
Keith McCormick One of my coauthor on the SPSS Modeler Cookbook was approached to write about the 'other' SPSS, SPSS Statistics. He doesn't use it often, so he asked …moreOne of my coauthor on the SPSS Modeler Cookbook was approached to write about the 'other' SPSS, SPSS Statistics. He doesn't use it often, so he asked me to consider taking on the challenge. The team and I came up with a fun concept, so it was easy to commit.

The idea is to describe a problem in terms of the standard way of doing things that you first learn, and then showing how with a just a little bit of extra effort you can get a much better result. So, instead of just using linear regression, try AMOS. Instead of charting in the menus, or outside of SPSS, try using Viz Designer or Graphing Production Language (GPL). We tackle about a dozen disparate topics, but focused around analysis and visualization.

It is decidedly an Intermediate level book. Here is the way you already know ... let's take it one step further. (less)
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There are hundreds of software options in analytics and more are developed every year. Analytics applications can be reasonably organized into four categories:

Open-source languages (R, Python) Commercial workbenches (SAS Enterprise Miner, IBM SPSS, and many others)Auto-ML (Datarobot, H20.ai’s Driverless AI, and many others)Open-source workbenches (KNIME and many others)Open-Source Languages

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