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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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Effective discretization and hybrid feature selection using naive Bayesian classifier for medical datamining. International Journal of Computational Intelligence Research, 5(2), 116-129.
Recommendation: In order to improve DHS's policies and practices for ensuring that datamining systems used for counterterrorism are effective and provide necessary privacy protections, the Secretary of Homeland Security should direct the Chief Information Officer and Chief Procurement Officer to work with their counterparts at component agencies to identify steps to mitigate challenges related to the review and oversight of operational systems and to DHS's changing policy requirements and determine clear corrective actions, taking the impact on components and on individual program managers into account.
According to the J-school, one of the benefits of the dual-degree is that it will help students become "datamining experts for journalistic applications." Although this may be a belabored way of saying they'll be really good at Internet research, there is no overstating this skill for media jobs.
Besides, it has been widely accepted that non-linearity might exist between stock market and real estate market (see Ambrose et al., 1992; Baek and Brock, 1992; Okunev et al., 2000 for examples), and datamining could be an effective method to locate such relationship.
In fact, for forecasting and future estimation datamining could be more suitable than OLAP.
Various journalistic accounts have suggested that Bush's spying program crossed the line from zeroing in on specific surveillance targets to "datamining" a broad spectrum of electronic communications.
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In addition to typical roll mapping, defect imaging, the Smash System offers Quick Teach (self-learning advanced defect classification), Formation Analysis and DataMining for process and product improvement.
It integrates with APC for TriTune, an automation and datamining platform, and the APC Performance Desktop to identify potential CPU bottlenecks.