KNIME Analytics Platform is the leading open-source solution for data-driven innovation, helping you discover the potential hidden in your data, mine for fresh insights, or predict new futures. KNIME allows users to visually create data flows (or pipelines), selectively execute some or all analysis steps, and inspect the results and models with interactive views. With more than thousand modules, hundreds of ready-to-run examples, and the widest choice of advanced algorithms available, KNIME Analytics Platform is the perfect toolbox for any data scientist. Additional plugins allow the integration of methods for Text mining, Image mining, as well as time series analysis.
The workshop will be led by Dr Sajid Siraj who is Lecturer in Business Analytics and Decision Science at Centre for Decision Research in Leeds University Business School. His research interests mainly lie in the areas of data analytics and decision making. He has used his skills in various areas including seismic data processing, telecom call detail records processing and profiling, and developing decision support systems.
The following will be beneficial, although not necessary:
University staff, public and charitable sector staff: £100
Private Sector: £300
09:30 Introduction to the KNIME Workbench
10:00 Loading data from Excel
10:30 Table operations (column and row operations)
11:30 Grouping data based on categorical variables
12:00 Visualizing data in bar and line plots etc.
13:30 Introduction to Text processing
14:30 Creating Twitter account and Getting API keys
15:30 Capturing live tweets using Twitter API
16:30 Closing day 1