Definition of data mining in English:

data mining

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noun

[mass noun] Computing
  • The practice of examining large pre-existing databases in order to generate new information.
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    • 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.

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