Featured speaker - Dr Ingo Mierswa
Topic - "Data Mining for the Masses: 3 practical use cases and 1 just for fun"
First off ; thanks to the many of you for signing up for this meetup group. Since one of our goals is to bring data mining to the masses it’s fitting that our first meetup should focus on user friend data mining tools.
We’ll start the evening with a review of open source (as in free) and GUI enabled data mining tools. These tools should be useful to the programmer and non-programmer alike.
We will also dig deeper into one of the most powerful open source data mining platforms available. Our main speaker of this meetup will be Dr Ingo Mierswa. Dr Mierswa is a renowned data mining expert as well as the CEO and co-founder of Rapid - I. Rapid-I is responsible for Rapid Miner – one of the earliest leading open source software in business analytics and business intelligence. Dr Mierswa received his PhD in Data Mining from the University of Dortmund in Germany. His talk is titled: "Data Mining for the Masses: 3 practical use cases and 1 just for fun"
Finally many thanks to the folks at Hack/Reduce for allowing us to hold our inaugural meetup at their wonderful space. If you haven’t been there before it is worth the trip just to check it out.