MIS2502: Data Analytics (Fall 2017)

Instructor: David Schuff

Weekly Question #10: Complete by November 30, 2017

Leave your response as a comment on this post by the beginning of class on November 30, 2017. Remember, it only needs to be three or four sentences. For these weekly questions, I’m mainly interested in your opinions, not so much particular “facts” from the class! If you sign in using your AccessNet ID and password you won’t have to fill in the name, email and captcha fields when you leave your comment.

Thanksgiving is coming!

Name and describe a Thanksgiving-themed question that you could answer using clustering. What data would you collect to perform the analysis? Don’t use an example we’ve covered in class.

Weekly Question #9: Complete by November 16, 2017

Leave your response as a comment on this post by the beginning of class on November 16, 2017. Remember, it only needs to be three or four sentences. For these weekly questions, I’m mainly interested in your opinions, not so much particular “facts” from the class! If you sign in using your AccessNet ID and password you won’t have to fill in the name, email and captcha fields when you leave your comment.

Answer one of the two questions below (not both):

  1. Name and describe a business question that you could answer using a decision tree. What data would you collect to perform the analysis? Don’t use an example we’ve covered in class.
  2. What advice would you give someone regarding how to select the right predictor variables for a decision tree analysis?
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Where and when do we meet?

Alter Hall 232
12:30 - 1:50 Tuesdays and Thursdays

Office Hours

David Schuff (instructor):
2:00-3:00, Tuesdays and Thursdays
Speakman Hall 210E and email (see my site)

Lauren Soentgen (ITA):
1:00 - 2:00 Mondays
11:00-12:00 Fridays
Speakman Hall 210D (and see her site)