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The Analytical Puzzle: Profitable Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence and Analytics by David Haertzen

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Chapter 14 Number Crunching Part 2: Data Mining

With a BlackBerry full of information about hitters on hand, he searches for clues, patterns, anything that will help him through the next inning, all the while beseeching pitchers who wander by to share any tidbit they have picked up.

Jorge L. Ortiz, USA TODAY, 10/12/2005 writing about Roger Clemens

After studying this chapter you will be able to:

  Understand major data mining terms

  Use data mining best practices

  Avoid data mining traps.

In Chapter 13, you gained an understanding of Statistics. You learned about the branches of statistics, including ...

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