Discovering Knowledge in Data: An Introduction to Data Mining, Second Edition

Discovering Knowledge in Data: An Introduction to Data Mining, Second Edition

Author(s): Daniel T. Larose, Chantal D. Larose

Published Online: 4 JUL 2014 08:30PM EST

Print ISBN: 9780470908747

Online ISBN: 9781118874059

DOI: 10.1002/9781118874059

About this Book

The field of data mining lies at the confluence of predictive analytics, statistical analysis, and business intelligence. Due to the ever-increasing complexity and size of data sets and the wide range of applications in computer science, business, and health care, the process of discovering knowledge in data is more relevant than ever before.

  • The second edition of a highly praised, successful reference on data mining, with thorough coverage of big data applications, predictive analytics, and statistical analysis.
  • Includes new chapters on Multivariate Statistics, Preparing to Model the Data, and Imputation of Missing Data, and an Appendix on Data Summarization and Visualization
  • Offers extensive coverage of the R statistical programming language
  • Contains 280 end-of-chapter exercises
  • Includes a companion website with further resources for all readers, and Powerpoint slides, a solutions manual, and suggested projects for instructors who adopt the book

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