Process Models for Data Mining and Analysis
This chapter includes an overview of two complementary analytical process models: the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Intelligence Process1 and the CRoss Industry Standard Process for Data Mining (CRISP-DM), 2 as well as an integrated process model for Actionable Mining and Predictive Analysis that is specific to the application of data mining and predictive analytics in the public safety and security setting.
All of these models emphasize the analytical process over specific tools or techniques. In addition, they have been conceptualized as iterative processes, meaning simply that the analytical process can and should be repeated as conditions change or new information becomes available. Rather ...