Enterprises today depend on advanced analytics to give them a competitive advantage. The development and implementation of predictive models is quickly becoming a distinguishing characteristic of today's most successful companies. This exam challenges candidates to apply specific knowledge they have acquired through Rapid-I training and practical work experience. Exams consist of 50 questions. Exams must be completed in 90 minutes. Candidates receive immediate performance feedback upon completion.
In order to achieve your corresponding certification please choose among the available levels:
Please note that you are only allowed to take part in the exam for becoming a certified Rapid-I Expert after you have successfully taken part in the Rapid-I Analyst exam. In order to become a certified Rapid-I Master, you have to become Rapid-I Expert first.
Rapid-I Expert Certification Level
The Rapid-I Expert certification level is designed for individuals who wish to demonstrate a deeper understanding of how Rapid-Iís software products are used in complex settings and in non-standard situations.
A candidate for this exam should have the ability to
handle larger data sets,
control process execution,
make use of advanced modeling and preprocessing techniques,
automatically optimize analysis processes,
handle unstructured data types.
During this performance-based examination, candidates will use RapidMiner to perform the examination tasks. It is essential that the candidate has a firm understanding and mastery of the functionalities for advanced predictive modeling with RapidMiner 5.
We recommend the training courses Data Mining / Predictive Analytics with RapidMiner and RapidAnalytics 3 and Text Mining and Web Mining with RapidMiner and RapidAnalytics for the preparation of this exam.
Candidates who earn this credential will have earned a passing score on the Rapid-I Expert exam consisting of 50 multiple-choice questions and must achieve a score of 60% correct to pass.
The topics include:
Handling large data sets
Streaming data from databases
Executing database queries
Appending results to tables
Choosing efficient models
Scaling up with RapidAnalytics
Control process execution
Remember process results
Recall process results
Looping over examples
Looping over attributes
Using branches and conditions
Definition of macros
Usage of macros
Definition of log values
Transformation of log tables
Clearing log tables
Transforming log tables to data
Advanced modeling and preprocessing
Changing prediction thresholds
Support Vector Machines
Automatic process optimization
Automatic selection of features
Automatic optimization of
Automatic optimization of the
Handling unstructured data
Preprocessing of textual data
Filtering of tokens
Crawling the web
Preparation for the Exam
Several manuals and training resources are available to help you prepare for exams but the most efficient form of preparation are the training courses offered by professional Rapid-I instructors. Please check the Rapid-I web site for information about the availability of training courses.
Participating in the Exam
What to bring: Certification candidates are required to provide a form of photo identification such as a driver's license or a valid passport. The form must display the candidate's signature.
Arriving at the test center: Candidates should plan to arrive 15 minutes before their scheduled exam time. Candidates arriving more than 15 minutes late are not guaranteed exam availability or a refund.
Reference materials: To maintain the security of the test environment, candidates are not permitted to bring reference materials of any kind into the testing center.
Personal items: The only items allowed in the testing area is your identification. Please leave any backpacks, laptops, briefcases and other personal items at home. If you have personal items that cannot be left behind (such as purses), the testing center will offer lockers available for use. No cameras, cell phones, audio players, or other electronic devices are allowed during exam sessions.
All notes will be collected at the end of testing and no material may be removed from the testing event.
After the Exam
Congratulations, you might have successfully taken part in the Rapid-I Certification Program!
You will receive the exam score immediately after completion of your exam attempt at your testing center. The score report will display the percentage of items that you answered correctly.
Welcome E-mail and Certificate
If you have passed your exam and met all requirements for the credential, you will receive an e-mail. This will contain a link to your logo access and additional welcome information. Furthermore, it will include a PDF copy of your certificate which you can print at any time. This e-mail will be sent to the e-mail address you provided at exam registration. Please allow at least two weeks from your exam date to receive this e-mail.
Upon receipt of your credentials from Rapid-I, your name will be added to the Rapid-I Certified Professional Catalog. This process can take up to one week after your certificate is awarded. If you do not wish for your name to appear in the Rapid-I Certified Professional Catalog, you may choose to be excluded at the time of exam registration.
Will my Credentials Expire?
The Rapid-I Certification Program issues versioned credentials that do not expire. For example, if you earn the Rapid-I Analyst for RapidMiner 5 credential, you will retain this credential and it will never expire but you will have to renew it for future versions if desired.