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R code and data for book “R and Data Mining: Examples and Case Studies” are now available at http://www.rdatamining.com/books/rdm/code. An online PDF version of the book (the first 11 chapters only) can also be downloaded at http://www.rdatamining.com/docs.

Below are its details and table of contents.

Book title: **R and Data Mining: Examples and Case Studies**

Author: Yanchang Zhao

Publisher: Elsevier

Publish date: December 2012

ISBN: 978-0-123-96963-7

234 pages

URL: http://www.rdatamining.com/books/rdm

**Table of Contents**

1 Introduction

1.1 Data Mining

1.2 R

1.3 Datasets

1.3.1 The Iris Dataset

1.3.2 The Bodyfat Dataset

2 Data Import and Export

2.1 Save and Load R Data

2.2 Import from and Export to .CSV Files

2.3 Import Data from SAS

2.4 Import/Export via ODBC

2.4.1 Read from Databases

2.4.2 Output to and Input from EXCEL Files

3 Data Exploration

3.1 Have a Look at Data

3.2 Explore Individual Variables

3.3 Explore Multiple Variables

3.4 More Explorations

3.5 Save Charts into Files

4 Decision Trees and Random Forest

4.1 Decision Trees with Package party

4.2 Decision Trees with Package rpart

4.3 Random Forest

5 Regression

5.1 Linear Regression

5.2 Logistic Regression

5.3 Generalized Linear Regression

5.4 Non-linear Regression

6 Clustering

6.1 The k-Means Clustering

6.2 The k-Medoids Clustering

6.3 Hierarchical Clustering

6.4 Density-based Clustering

7 Outlier Detection

7.1 Univariate Outlier Detection

7.2 Outlier Detection with LOF

7.3 Outlier Detection by Clustering

7.4 Outlier Detection from Time Series

7.5 Discussions

8 Time Series Analysis and Mining

8.1 Time Series Data in R

8.2 Time Series Decomposition

8.3 Time Series Forecasting

8.4 Time Series Clustering

8.4.1 Dynamic Time Warping

8.4.2 Synthetic Control Chart Time Series Data

8.4.3 Hierarchical Clustering with Euclidean Distance

8.4.4 Hierarchical Clustering with DTW Distance

8.5 Time Series Classification

8.5.1 Classification with Original Data

8.5.2 Classification with Extracted Features

8.5.3 k-NN Classification

8.6 Discussions

8.7 Further Readings

9 Association Rules

9.1 Basics of Association Rules

9.2 The Titanic Dataset

9.3 Association Rule Mining

9.4 Removing Redundancy

9.5 Interpreting Rules

9.6 Visualizing Association Rules

9.7 Discussions and Further Readings

10 Text Mining

10.1 Retrieving Text from Twitter

10.2 Transforming Text

10.3 Stemming Words

10.4 Building a Term-Document Matrix

10.5 Frequent Terms and Associations

10.6 Word Cloud

10.7 Clustering Words

10.8 Clustering Tweets

10.8.1 Clustering Tweets with the k-means Algorithm

10.8.2 Clustering Tweets with the k-medoids Algorithm

10.9 Packages, Further Readings and Discussions

11 Social Network Analysis

11.1 Network of Terms

11.2 Network of Tweets

11.3 Two-Mode Network

11.4 Discussions and Further Readings

12 Case Study I: Analysis and Forecasting of House Price Indices

12.1 Importing HPI Data

12.2 Exploration of HPI Data

12.3 Trend and Seasonal Components of HPI

12.4 HPI Forecasting

12.5 The Estimated Price of a Property

12.6 Discussion

13 Case Study II: Customer Response Prediction and Profit Optimization

13.1 Introduction

13.2 The Data of KDD Cup 1998

13.3 Data Exploration

13.4 Training Decision Trees

13.5 Model Evaluation

13.6 Selecting the Best Tree

13.7 Scoring

13.8 Discussions and Conclusions

14 Case Study III: Predictive Modeling of Big Data with Limited Memory

14.1 Introduction

14.2 Methodology

14.3 Data and Variables

14.4 Random Forest

14.5 Memory Issue

14.6 Train Models on Sample Data

14.7 Build Models with Selected Variables

14.8 Scoring

14.9 Print Rules

14.9.1 Print Rules in Text

14.9.2 Print Rules for Scoring with SAS

14.10 Conclusions and Discussion

15 Online Resources

15.1 R Reference Cards

15.2 R

15.3 Data Mining

15.4 Data Mining with R

15.5 Classification/Prediction with R

15.6 Time Series Analysis with R

15.7 Association Rule Mining with R

15.8 Spatial Data Analysis with R

15.9 Text Mining with R

15.10 Social Network Analysis with R

15.11 Data Cleansing and Transformation with R

15.12 Big Data and Parallel Computing with R

R Reference Card for Data Mining

Bibliography

General Index

Package Index

Function Index

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