Chapter 5. Data Mining

  1. Carlo Vercellis

Published Online: 17 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470753866.ch5

Business Intelligence: Data Mining and Optimization for Decision Making

Business Intelligence: Data Mining and Optimization for Decision Making

How to Cite

Vercellis, C. (2009) Data Mining, in Business Intelligence: Data Mining and Optimization for Decision Making, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470753866.ch5

Author Information

  1. Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 20 MAR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470511381

Online ISBN: 9780470753866

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Keywords:

  • activities in analysis of large databases - data mining, knowledge discovery, pattern recognition and machine learning;
  • data mining activities and investigation purposes and analysis methodologies;
  • data mining activities - iterative process aimed at large database analysis;
  • purpose of interpretation - identifying regular patterns in data;
  • OLAP, statistics and data mining;
  • input data representation;
  • data mining process;
  • analysis methodologies

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Definition of data mining

  • Representation of input data

  • Data mining process

  • Analysis methodologies

  • Notes and readings