Predictive Model Markup Language

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What Does Predictive Model Markup Language Mean?

Predictive Model Markup Language (PMML) is an XML-based markup language designed to provide a method of defining application models related to predictive analytics and data mining. PMML attempts to eliminate proprietary issues and incompatibility from application exchange models.

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PMML effectively resolves increased requirements for statistical/data mining tools and technology within business systems. PMML includes many built-in functions, including condition statements and arithmetic capabilities, which enable broad data manipulation. Specific elements are defined for pre-processing tasks in PMML, e.g., normalization, discretization and value mapping.

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