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Machine Learning with Qlik Sense

By : Hannu Ranta
Book Image

Machine Learning with Qlik Sense

By: Hannu Ranta

Overview of this book

The ability to forecast future trends through data prediction, coupled with the integration of ML and AI, has become indispensable to global enterprises. Qlik, with its extensive machine learning capabilities, stands out as a leading analytics platform enabling businesses to achieve exhaustive comprehension of their data. This book helps you maximize these capabilities by using hands-on illustrations to improve your ability to make data-driven decisions. You’ll begin by cultivating an understanding of machine learning concepts and algorithms, and build a foundation that paves the way for subsequent chapters. The book then helps you navigate through the process of framing machine learning challenges and validating model performance. Through the lens of Qlik Sense, you'll explore data preprocessing and analysis techniques, as well as find out how to translate these techniques into pragmatic machine learning solutions. The concluding chapters will help you get to grips with advanced data visualization methods to facilitate a clearer presentation of findings, complemented by an array of real-world instances to bolster your skillset. By the end of this book, you’ll have mastered the art of machine learning using Qlik tools and be able to take your data analytics journey to new heights.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Part 1:Concepts of Machine Learning
Part 2: Machine learning algorithms and models with Qlik
Part 3: Case studies and best practices

Chart and visualization types in Qlik

In this section, we will take a closer look at different visualization types in Qlik. We will also discover the general settings for layouts. As of writing this chapter, the following visualization types are supported (bolded ones are covered in more detail in this chapter):


  • Bar charts
  • Box plots
  • Bullet charts
  • Combo charts
  • Distribution plots
  • Gauges
  • Histograms
  • Line charts
  • Maps
  • Pie charts
  • Scatter plots
  • Treemaps
  • Waterfall charts

Text-based visualizations:

  • Filter panes
  • KPIs
  • Pivot tables
  • Tables
  • Text & image

Dashboard objects:

  • Buttons
  • Containers


In this chapter, we cover only the native visualizations available. There are also visualizations available in the Visualization bundle and the Dashboard bundle that include Qlik-supported extension objects. It is also possible to create fully custom visualization extensions or...