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data mining

n.
The extraction of useful, often previously unknown information from large databases or data sets.

data mining

n
(Computer Science) the gathering of information from pre-existing data stored in a database, such as one held by a supermarket about customers' shopping habits
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Noun1.data mining - data processing using sophisticated data search capabilities and statistical algorithms to discover patterns and correlations in large preexisting databases; a way to discover new meaning in data
data processing - (computer science) a series of operations on data by a computer in order to retrieve or transform or classify information
Translations
data miningdolování dat
minería de datos
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