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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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Personalization on the net using web mining, Communications of the ACM, 43(8), 122-125.
A few limitations apply to web mining. A classical problem is caching.
This special section contains four articles chosen to reflect various aspects of personalization on the Net using Web mining. Spiliopoulou provides a rationale for why Web log data should be mined.
* The Modeling Agency offers public courses on data mining, business intelligence, information modeling and Web mining in Washington in Aug.
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Explaining how to develop and evaluate decision support systems based on web data mining, computer scientists cover developing decision support systems, developing web mining systems, developing efficient knowledge-based systems, developing social-media-based mining systems, and developing data and text mining systems.
Her research interests are in the areas of machine learning, data and web mining, pattern recognition, and computer science education.
For example F2 for data mining may be {classification, clustering, prediction, regression, association, outlier detection, pattern mining, text mining, web mining, and spacial mining}.
Zhang and Segall 2010) researched to review and compare certain software that are not available as free open-source software for data mining text mining (TM) and web mining.