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Data Mining

The practice of looking for a pattern in a large amount of seemingly random data. Data mining is usually done with a computer program and helps in marketing. That is, a company can look at the (publicly available) purchase patterns of a person or group of persons and determine what products to direct at them.
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Congress gave RMA five years' worth of funding for the data-mining program beginning in 2000, funding that expired in 2005 and since has been extended via an annual appropriation.
5) Law enforcement agencies, when collecting information from different sources, must decide how they will address the issue of cleaning the data, or preparing data for data-mining activities.
Extended Predictive Model Markup Language - Teradata has extended support of the XML-based Predictive Model Markup Language (PMML) to additional data-mining vendors.
Model Management - With Teradata Model Manager, Teradata has simplified the complex data-mining execution process by making it faster and easier for technical as well as nontechnical business users to convert massive amounts of detail data into analytic intelligence.
SAS Institute's data-mining expertise is supported by more than two decades as a recognized leader in data-analysis R&D.
This top-shelf consulting is an integral part of the complete data-mining solution SAS Institute is providing BB&T Corp.
Enterprise Miner software offers the widest range of algorithms in a single package - decision trees, clustering, neural networks, data-mining regression, associations, and others.
Each seminar showcased Enterprise Miner software on HP hardware as the data-mining tool driving a selection of CRM solutions such as campaign marketing, customer analysis and customer retention.
Enterprise Miner is the first to offer such a wide range of algorithms in a single package - decision trees, clustering, neural networks, data-mining regression, associations, and others.
Founded in 1983, Salford Systems specializes in data-mining and data-analysis products and consultation services for a broad range of industry segments.
that will allow Data General to add Datasage production data-mining management software to its suite of data warehousing solutions, helping customers turn raw data into useful business information.
BUSINESS WIRE)--July 10, 1997 --Hewlett-Packard Company and SAS Institute -- selected as data-mining leaders in a recent META Group survey -- today announced a collaborative effort to offer enterprisewide data-mining solutions.