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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.
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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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Specifically, in web usage mining it is essential to have reliable data from which we can reconstruct user activities on the web portal.
Most of the research efforts in Web personalization correspond to the evolution of extensive research in Web usage mining (Becchetti, 2010; Kavita Das, 2011).
Govardhan, "Efficient web usage mining based on formal concept analysis," Journal of Theoretical and Applied Information Technology, vol.
Most of the works in Web Usage Mining is related to user behaviour.
Automatic personalization based on Web usage mining. In Communications of the ACM, (43) 8, August 2000.
[4] published a comprehensive paper about the application of web usage mining in the e-learning area with focus on the preprocessing phase.
Comparison of interestingness measures for web usage mining: An empirical study.
The use of usage mining technology has benefited both learners and instructors alike.
It is anticipated, though, that Web usage mining is particularly difficult due to a gap between the advances of human-computer interaction, the practice of Web site organization, and the support offered by Web usage miners in evaluating the quality of a site.
There is a wide range of Web mining, which is divided into Web usage mining, Web content mining and Web structure mining.
Third, web usage mining, each user query results are stored in web logs.