Predictive analytics methods identify what is likely to occur in the near future and find relationships in data. In this chapter, you learn the types of problems to which predictive analytics can be best applied and learn the specifics of several predictive analytics methods.
Predictive analytics methods can be applied to four types of analysis: predicting, classifying, clustering, and associating data.
CONCEPT Analyses that assign a value to a target based on a model.
EXAMPLE Predicting the chance ...