Introduction to Data Mining: Pearson New International Edition

Author: Pang-Ning Tan,Michael Steinbach,Vipin Kumar

Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed

ISBN: 1292038551

Category: Computers

Page: 736

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Introduction to Data Mining presents fundamental concepts and algorithms for those learning data mining for the first time. Each concept is explored thoroughly and supported with numerous examples. The text requires only a modest background in mathematics. Each major topic is organized into two chapters, beginning with basic concepts that provide necessary background for understanding each data mining technique, followed by more advanced concepts and algorithms. Quotes This book provides a comprehensive coverage of important data mining techniques. Numerous examples are provided to lucidly illustrate the key concepts. -Sanjay Ranka, University of Florida In my opinion this is currently the best data mining text book on the market. I like the comprehensive coverage which spans all major data mining techniques including classification, clustering, and pattern mining (association rules). -Mohammed Zaki, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Discovering Knowledge in Data

An Introduction to Data Mining

Author: Daniel T. Larose,Chantal D. Larose

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118873572

Category: Computers

Page: 336

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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. This book provides the tools needed to thrive in today’s big data world. The author demonstrates how to leverage a company’s existing databases to increase profits and market share, and carefully explains the most current data science methods and techniques. The reader will “learn data mining by doing data mining”. By adding chapters on data modelling preparation, imputation of missing data, and multivariate statistical analysis, Discovering Knowledge in Data, Second Edition remains the eminent reference on data mining. 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 for university instructors who adopt the book

Introduction To Data Mining

Author: Chaitanya P Agrawal, Meena Agrawal

Publisher: Educreation Publishing

ISBN: N.A

Category: Self-Help

Page: 112

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This book is a small endeavor to share the journey of getting introduced to a wonderful topic Data Mining. Personally we came across this during the process of evaluating new tools to be included in the post graduate study curricula of the University we are working in. Soon it became a friendly affair to see the power, potential and ease of empowering the databases with concepts of data mining. It has become powerful in rediscovering the hidden values in data base and soon in data warehouse, equally efficiently. The Data mining is a powerful new technology with great potential focusing on the most important information in their data warehouses. It involves extraction of hidden predictive information from large databases with ease and efficiency. It facilitates to make proactive, knowledge-driven decisions and predict future trends and behaviors. Data mining tools move beyond the analyses of past events provided by retrospective tools typical of decision support systems. The automated, prospective analyses offered by data mining tools can answer finding predictive information easily. This small book is an introduction to the basics of data mining. It also introduces the techniques and technologies behind data mining, the impact of artificial intelligence, artificial neural networks, and fuzzy logic et cetera as the basic building blocks for the same. It concludes with common practical applications, trends and its impact on social and computing environment.

INTRODUCTION TO DATA MINING WITH CASE STUDIES

Author: G. K. GUPTA

Publisher: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.

ISBN: 8120350022

Category: Computers

Page: 536

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The field of data mining provides techniques for automated discovery of valuable information from the accumulated data of computerized operations of enterprises. This book offers a clear and comprehensive introduction to both data mining theory and practice. It is written primarily as a textbook for the students of computer science, management, computer applications, and information technology. The book ensures that the students learn the major data mining techniques even if they do not have a strong mathematical background. The techniques include data pre-processing, association rule mining, supervised classification, cluster analysis, web data mining, search engine query mining, data warehousing and OLAP. To enhance the understanding of the concepts introduced, and to show how the techniques described in the book are used in practice, each chapter is followed by one or two case studies that have been published in scholarly journals. Most case studies deal with real business problems (for example, marketing, e-commerce, CRM). Studying the case studies provides the reader with a greater insight into the data mining techniques. The book also provides many examples, review questions, multiple choice questions, chapter-end exercises and a good list of references and Web resources especially those which are easy to understand and useful for students. A number of class projects have also been included.

Introduction to Data Mining and Its Applications

Author: S. Sumathi,S.N. Sivanandam

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540343504

Category: Computers

Page: 828

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This book explores the concepts of data mining and data warehousing, a promising and flourishing frontier in data base systems and new data base applications and is also designed to give a broad, yet in-depth overview of the field of data mining. Data mining is a multidisciplinary field, drawing work from areas including database technology, AI, machine learning, NN, statistics, pattern recognition, knowledge based systems, knowledge acquisition, information retrieval, high performance computing and data visualization. This book is intended for a wide audience of readers who are not necessarily experts in data warehousing and data mining, but are interested in receiving a general introduction to these areas and their many practical applications. Since data mining technology has become a hot topic not only among academic students but also for decision makers, it provides valuable hidden business and scientific intelligence from a large amount of historical data. It is also written for technical managers and executives as well as for technologists interested in learning about data mining.

Introduction to Data Mining for the Life Sciences

Author: Rob Sullivan

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1597452904

Category: Science

Page: 638

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Data mining provides a set of new techniques to integrate, synthesize, and analyze tdata, uncovering the hidden patterns that exist within. Traditionally, techniques such as kernel learning methods, pattern recognition, and data mining, have been the domain of researchers in areas such as artificial intelligence, but leveraging these tools, techniques, and concepts against your data asset to identify problems early, understand interactions that exist and highlight previously unrealized relationships through the combination of these different disciplines can provide significant value for the investigator and her organization.

Data mining

praktische Werkzeuge und Techniken für das maschinelle Lernen

Author: Ian H. Witten,Eibe Frank

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783446215337

Category:

Page: 386

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Practical Applications of Data Mining

Author: Sang C. Suh

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 0763785873

Category: Computers

Page: 414

View: 360

Various topics of data mining techniques are identified and described throughout, including clustering, association rules, rough set theory, probability theory, neural networks, classification, and fuzzy logic. Each of these techniques is explored with a theoretical introduction and its effectiveness is demonstrated with various chapter examples.

Introduction to Business Data Mining

Author: David Olson,Yong Shi

Publisher: Irwin Professional Publishing

ISBN: 9780071244701

Category: Business

Page: 273

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Introduction to Business Data Mining was developed to introduce students, as opposed to professional practitioners or engineering students, to the fundamental concepts of data mining. Most importantly, this text shows readers how to gather and analyze large sets of data to gain useful business understanding. A four part organization introduces the material (Part I), describes and demonstrated basic data mining algorithms (Part II), focuses on the business applications of data mining (Part III), and presents an overview of the developing areas in this field, including web mining, text mining, and the ethical aspects of data mining. (Part IV).The author team has had extensive experience with the quantitative analysis of business as well as with data mining analysis. They have both taught this material and used their own graduate students to prepare the text’s data mining reports. Using real-world vignettes and their extensive knowledge of this new subject, David Olson and Yong Shi have created a text that demonstrates data mining processes and techniques needed for business applications.

Introduction to Data Mining Using SAS Enterprise Miner

Author: Patricia B. Cerrito

Publisher: SAS Institute

ISBN: 1599943379

Category: Computers

Page: 468

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If you have an abundance of data, but no idea what to do with it, this book was written for you! Packed with examples from an array of industries, Introduction to Data Mining Using SAS Enterprise Miner provides you with excellent starting points and practical guidelines to begin data mining today. Author Patricia Cerrito encourages you to think of data mining as a process of exploration rather than as a collection of tools to investigate data. In that way, you choose the methods that will extract the most information from your data, and, while there are no right answers to investigating data sets, there are many questions that can be asked to produce meaningful results. Each answer then creates a path that helps you drill down to explore the data fully. It is up to you to determine what is of interest and what is important to analyze.

Data Mining

Multimedia, Soft Computing, and Bioinformatics

Author: Sushmita Mitra,Tinku Acharya

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780471474883

Category: Computers

Page: 424

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First title to ever present soft computing approaches and theirapplication in data mining, along with the traditionalhard-computing approaches Addresses the principles of multimedia data compressiontechniques (for image, video, text) and their role in datamining Discusses principles and classical algorithms on stringmatching and their role in data mining

Data Analysis and Data Mining

An Introduction

Author: Adelchi Azzalini,Bruno Scarpa

Publisher: OUP USA

ISBN: 0199767106

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 278

View: 1937

This book introduces the specific statistical methods and models involved in data mining, targeting students and professionals with a a basic knowledge of statistical reasoning.

Data Mining Techniques and Applications

An Introduction

Author: Hongbo Du

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781844808915

Category: Data mining

Page: 315

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This concise and approachable introduction to data mining selects a mixture of data mining techniques originating from statistics, machine learning and databases, and presents them in an algorithmic approach. Aimed primarily at undergraduate readers, it presents not only the fundamental principles and concepts of the subject in an easy-to-understand way, but also hands on, practical instruction on data mining techniques, that readers can put into practice as they go along using the freely downloadable Weka toolkit. Author Hongbo Du shares his years of commercial, as well as research-based, experience in the field through extensive examples and real-world case studies, highlighting how data mining solutions provided by software tools are used in practical problem solving. Covering not only traditional areas of data mining such as association, clustering and classification, this text also explains topics such as data warehousing, online-analytic processing, and text mining.

Principles of Data Mining

Author: Max Bramer

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1447173074

Category: Computers

Page: 526

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This book explains and explores the principal techniques of Data Mining, the automatic extraction of implicit and potentially useful information from data, which is increasingly used in commercial, scientific and other application areas. It focuses on classification, association rule mining and clustering. Each topic is clearly explained, with a focus on algorithms not mathematical formalism, and is illustrated by detailed worked examples. The book is written for readers without a strong background in mathematics or statistics and any formulae used are explained in detail. It can be used as a textbook to support courses at undergraduate or postgraduate levels in a wide range of subjects including Computer Science, Business Studies, Marketing, Artificial Intelligence, Bioinformatics and Forensic Science. As an aid to self study, this book aims to help general readers develop the necessary understanding of what is inside the 'black box' so they can use commercial data mining packages discriminatingly, as well as enabling advanced readers or academic researchers to understand or contribute to future technical advances in the field. Each chapter has practical exercises to enable readers to check their progress. A full glossary of technical terms used is included. This expanded third edition includes detailed descriptions of algorithms for classifying streaming data, both stationary data, where the underlying model is fixed, and data that is time-dependent, where the underlying model changes from time to time - a phenomenon known as concept drift.