midterm

Please choose any two topics from the list below and create approx. 1 to 1 ½ page essay answering the 2 questions (out of 4).  Be sure to use at least one reference and ensure the paper is in APA format (with in-text citations).  Note: Avoid DIRECT wording from any source, rather rephrase the author’s work and use in-text citations where necessary.

  1. Name the basic constructs of an ensemble model. What are the advantages and disadvantages of ensemble models?
  2. List and briefly describe the nine-step process in conducting a neural network project.
  3. What is the main difference between classification and clustering? Explain using concrete examples.
  4. What are the privacy issues with data mining? Do you think they are substantiated?

** Please note you have minimal space and time to complete the assignment, do NOT write an introduction, rather just answer any 2 questions from above.  Paste it in the Editor’s window and save it when you are done.