KNIME for SAS Professionals

KNIME for SAS Professionals (3 days)

Are you an experienced SAS professional and you want a quick start to become familiar with KNIME Analytics Platform? Then this course is the right choice for you. KNIME has recently gathered a lot of interest since it is recognized as the leading data science platform by Gartner Group. This course provides fundamentals of the KNIME Analytics Platform and covers all you need to know to get started with KNIME quickly and easily. You will learn to use KNIME Analytics Platform to read data, access, manage and manipulate data, solve problems, save programs and data, use conditional logic, combine files, produce tables and listings of data, and use data analysis techniques. All exercises are provided as SAS code and KNIME workflows.

Course Outline

  • Introduction and comparison of SAS code fragments and corresponding KNIME nodes
  • Data structures, data types and formats
  • Data import, data preview and missing value treatment
  • Sorting and grouping
  • Conditional processing (e.g. IF-Statements)
  • Data preparation: merge- and join-operators
  • Date, time and datetime datatypes
  • Execution of date operations and timeseries analysis
  • Data management best practices, e.g.
    • Drop/keep columns and column rename
    • Treatment of duplicates
    • Extension of tables with additional columns
    • Data transformations (e.g. String to Number, Number to String)
    • Cross-tables and pivoting
    • Data sampling
    • Binning
  • Data visualization
  • Introduction to Machine Learning Techniques
    • Supervised Learning
    • Unsupervised Learning

Who should attend

Data scientists, statisticians, mathematicians, business analysts, market researchers, and information technology professionals who are professional SAS users and want to become familiar with KNIME Analytics Platform.

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