Data Mining

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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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Knowledge discovery in databases employs diverse fields of interest including statistics, computer science, and business, as well as an array of methodologies, many still evolving: machine learning, pattern recognition, artificial intelligence, knowledge acquisition for expert systems, and more.
These techniques and tools are the subject of the growing field of knowledge discovery in databases (KDD) [5].
In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Knowledge Discovery in Databases and Data Mining (Montreal, Canada), Aug.
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