Thorough in its coverage from basic to advanced topics, this book presents the key algorithms and techniques used in data mining. An emphasis is placed on the use of data mining concepts in real world applications with large database components.
Includes unique chapters on Web mining, spatial mining, temporal mining, and prototypes and DM products. Separate case studies section highlights real world applications.
An excellent reference book for computer database professionals and researchers.
A textbook for a one-semester graduate computer science course that would cover the core concepts of data mining and one or more of the advanced ones described. Students are assumed to have completed at least an introductory database course. Some of the exercises require coding and research. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR