Data Mining pp 45-56 | Cite as

The “Data-Mine”

  • Florin Gorunescu
Part of the Intelligent Systems Reference Library book series (ISRL, volume 12)


Data mining deals with data. Basically, a huge amount of data is processed for extracting useful unknown patterns. Accordingly, we need more information concerning the “nugget of knowledge” -data- we are dealing with. This chapter is dedicated to a short review regarding some important issues concerning data: definition of data, types of data, data quality and types of data attributes.


Data Mining Discrete Data Data Mining Process Market Basket Data Statistical Terminology 
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  • Florin Gorunescu

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