noun[mass noun] Computing
The practice of examining large pre-existing databases in order to generate new information.
More example sentences
- It is not uncommon that databases for data mining require their own analytic engine, design and structure.
- Just and Mitchell use data mining and statistical machine software to detect subtle patterns.
- Real-time access on data mining software could potentially revolutionise the way that telecom companies conduct their business.
Definition of data mining in:
- The US English dictionary