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data mining

n.
The extraction of useful, often previously unknown information from large databases or data sets.
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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
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data miningdolování dat
minería de datos
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Web mining broadly classified into three: Web Content Mining, Web structure Mining, and Web Usage Mining [2], [3].
proposed a framework for video usage mining to generate user profiles on a video search engine in the context of movie production that analyzes the users' behaviors on a set of video data to create suitable tools to help people in browsing and searching a large amount of video data.
Web Usage Mining Techniques and Applications Across Industries
With respect to the main goal of analysis, web mining can be divided into three types: web content mining, web structure mining and web usage mining. Web content mining is the mining, extraction and integration of useful data and information from web page content.
A Web log is a file to which the Web server writes information each time a user requests a resource from that particular site preprocessing a web usage mining model aims to reformat the original web logs to identify user's access sessions.
Web log usage mining falls under the umbrella of web mining, which focuses on discovering user navigation patterns from one web server to another.
Web Usage Mining also known as Web Log Mining is the extraction of user behaviour from web log data.
Web mining is used widely on commercial application such as researching the Web users [10], Web attack [11] and web usage mining [12], etc.
Web mining is divided into web content mining, web structure mining and web usage mining. Web content mining deals with discovery of useful knowledge from actual content of the web pages, in the form of text, audio or video [4].
There are three main web mining categories from the used data viewpoint: Web content mining, Web structure mining and Web usage mining (Spiliopoulou, 1999; Kosala and Blockeel, 2000; Bing, 2007).
In educational contexts, web usage mining is a part of web data mining that can contribute to finding significant educational knowledge.