Chapter 2

Title: Getting Used to RapidMiner


The second chapter gives you an introductory tour through the RapidMiner graphical user interface (GUI) and how to use it to define data mining processes. In case you are already familiar with data mining and RapidMiner, you can skip these two chapters. However, if you are a novice in the field or regarding the software, these first two chapters are highly recommended and will give you a quick start in both data mining and RapidMiner. All following chapters provide a use case each and introduce additional data mining concepts and RapidMiner operators needed to solve the task at hand.

Table of Contents

2.1 Introduction
2.2 First Start
2.3 Design Perspective
2.4 Building a First Process
2.4.1 Loading Data
2.4.2 Creating a Predictive Model
2.4.3 Executing a Process
2.4.4 Looking at Results

Datasets: All available in the preloaded Samples folder which can be found in the Repositories