Two Days State Level Workshop on the subject ‘Research methods and tools required in data analysis’ was held on 30 and 31st august 2016 at MAEER’s Arts, Commerce and Science College, Pune under “Quality Improvement Program” of Savitribai Phule Pune University.

“Higher education is about pursuing knowledge andit’s not just getting M.Phil.or Ph.D. degree.Writing is the crux of higher education”,said the Chief Guest Dr. Sanjay Kadam, Joint Director ECIP GroupC-DAC, Pune while addressing inaugural session.Principal Prof. Dr.T.N.More Principal MACS College presided over the inauguration and motivated the students with his inspiring speech.

Guest Dr. Sanjay Kadam, Joint Director ECIP Group C-DAC, Pune addressed the first session and shared his views on the topic“Research Framework”. He emphasized the basic aspects of research, its importance and its Characteristics. He described the types of research on the basis of various parameters like nature of data, degree of utility or applicability.
In session two,Dr. Haridas Acharya Professor, MCA Department, Allana Institute of management Science, Pune. Talked about“TANAGRA tool”. He said the main purpose of Tanagra project is to give researchers and students an easy-to-use data mining software and to propose to researchers an architecture allowing them to easily add their own data mining methods, to compare their performances.
On the second day, Dr. S. D. Gore. Former Head of the Department, Comp. Sci.,SavitribaiPhule Pune University, addressed the third session titled “SPSS tool for Data Analysis”The session applied more focus on research design which is a critical part in the research process.
In last session of workshop, of Mr. Amit Doshi Senior Application Engineer, MathWorks & Mr. RohitMore Territory Manager, MathWorks, Western India shared their views on“MATLAB for Data Analysis and workflow automation”. He described how MATLAB is effective to access, explore, analyze and visualize data.