Data Mining: An Introduction

  • Ishwar K. Sethi
Part of the Massive Computing book series (MACO, volume 3)


This chapter provides an introductory overview of data mining. Data mining, also referred to as knowledge discovery in databases, is concerned with nontrivial extraction of implicit, previously unknown and potentially useful information from data in databases. The main focus of the chapter is on different data mining methodologies and their relative strengths and weaknesses.


Data Mining Structure Query Language Data Mining Method Discriminant Score Decision Tree Classifier 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ishwar K. Sethi
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  1. 1.Intelligent Information Engineering Laboratory, Department of Computer Science and EngineeringOakland UniversityRochesterUSA

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