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Data mining

Short Definition

Data mining is the process of extracting valuable information from large data sets. It involves sorting through vast amounts of data to find patterns and trends. Data mining can be used to identify business opportunities, predict consumer behavior, and much more.The first step in data mining is to gather data from a variety of sources. This data can come from databases, social media, surveys, or any other source that contains large amounts of information.

Once the data has been gathered, it must be cleansed and organized so that it can be analyzed.Once the data is organized, various algorithms can be applied to find patterns and trends. These algorithms can reveal hidden relationships between variables, uncover groups of similar items, or predict future events. The results of the data mining process can be used to make decisions in a variety of areas such as marketing, finance, and operations.

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