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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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These tools provide the means for business intelligence through ad hoc and managed query environment, statistical analysis tools, knowledge mining (answers that lead to new questions), and access to decision support software at all hierarchical levels.
They present 11 papers that discuss "neomillenial" learning styles propagated by wireless handheld devices, lessons learned in mobile education, ubiquitous computing applications in education, using multimedia and virtual reality for web-based collaborative learning on multiple platforms, using emotional intelligence in personalized adaptation, accessing learning content in a mobile systems, a choreographed approach to ubiquitous and pervasive learning, semantic knowledge mining techniques for ubiquitous access media usage analysis, application of knowledge management techniques in manipulating help desk knowledge, and discursive context-aware knowledge and learning management systems.
In this volume she reviews the empirical evidence concerning both the technical and social knowledge management mechanisms that typify the field, respectively including technologies for storing and organizing knowledge, electronic memory systems, knowledge visualization systems, patterns embedded in codified knowledge artifacts, knowledge mining based on statistical analysis, integrated e-learning, and a knowledge rating system for assessing knowledge credibility, on the one hand, and the role of the organizational environment in knowledge management, the facilitating role of interactive environment in knowledge transfer, major task contingencies as moderators of knowledge-sharing effects, organizational culture, and intrinsic awards on the other.
My Internet Protect, a security knowledge mining, alerting and notification service for identified threats entering a customer's network, has been introduced by US communications holding company AT&T Inc (NYSE:T).
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