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data mining

The process of exploring and analysing databases to find previously unidentified patterns of data—popularly known as “hidden data”—which can be exploited for various purposes and produce new insights on outcomes, alternative treatments or effects of treatment on different populations.

mining

(mi'ning) [ME]
1. The extraction of useful information from a database. Synonym: data mining
2. The extraction from the earth of materials with industrial value, such as coal, silver, or gold. Miners are exposed to various occupational disorders, including respiratory diseases (e.g., pneumoconiosis), allergies, and traumatic injuries.

data mining

Mining (1).
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Those savings represent a return of $23 for every dollar spent on the data-mining program, Gould told the panel.
Data-mining technology represents a powerful, user-friendly, and accessible new tool that agencies can use to help them in facing this challenge as they seek to fulfill their missions--ultimately, to ensure the safety and welfare of the public.
In developing and using data-mining tools, the government can and must protect privacy.
The Gramm-Leach-Bliley Financial Services Modernization Act of 1999 has contributed to the use of data warehousing and data-mining techniques in both the banking and insurance industries.
ADS Generation - The Teradata Analytic Data Set (ADS) Generator is a flexible, open data-mining solution that streamlines the most time-consuming and critical steps of data mining - the preparation of data for analysis.
data-mining business (including from related orders) will reach (Y)1 billion.
Enhancements to Enterprise Miner software, underway for the past year, build upon SAS Institute's acclaimed methodology for automating the entire data-mining process.
The power and speed of Enterprise Miner software running on Compaq's 64-bit Alpha processors utilizing Compaq's Digital UNIX is absolutely critical to the largest and most complex production data-mining applications," said Mark Brown, SAS Institute's program manager for data mining and analytical solutions.
Companies planning to use Enterprise Miner software on HP-UX as part of their data-mining efforts include major U.
Enterprise Miner software will be on exhibit on Tuesday at a data-mining seminar in New York co-sponsored by the Institute, HP, and Price Waterhouse.
For experienced data miners, CART is a high-performance, proven methodology that can be used as an independent data-mining system and as a companion tool that can significantly extend preprocessing capabilities, such as variable selection, for neural nets and other data-mining systems.