RapidMiner 5.3 released
RapidMiner v5.3 has been released. RapidMiner provides data integration, ETL, data analysis, and reporting in a single application, with an intuitive, drag and drop visual environment for designing and deploying customized analytical processes, and has been downloaded by over three million users worldwide. In addition to over 100 performance, usability and stability improvements, the new version delivers more powerful data analysis operators and access to popular data sources including Microsoft Excel™ 2007 and SAS™. RapidMiner v5.3 is also fully integrated with the Rapid-I Marketplace, where users can discover and install new RapidMiner extensions published by a growing list of independent developers. Popular extensions include text and web mining, image mining and recommenders. Various Extensions for RapidMiner are available from the update server (go to the "Help" menu and select "Update RapidMiner")
RapidMiner v5.3 also features
- More than 20 new functions for analysis and data handling, including multiple new aggregation functions;
- File operators, including Move File, Rename File, Copy File, Create Directory, and Delete Files, directly from RapidMiner; and
- A macro viewer that shows macros and their values in real time during process execution, for better debugging.
There is a comprehensive list of data analysis tools for Mac OS X here.