1. Explain what data mining is and why it is used, and its applications.
Data mining defined as a business process for exploring large amounts of data to
discover meaningful patterns and rules (Linoff and Berry). Data mining is one of the best
1) Discuss Directed Data Mining Models and why it is important.
Directed Data Mining consists of:
Used when the user know approximately what they are looking for or what they
want to predict
Predictive model uses experience to ra
1) What is a Decision Tree and how it is used?
According to Data Mining Techniques, a decision tree is a hierarchical collection
of rules that describes how to divide a large collection of records in successively smaller
groups of records (Linoff