Data Mining and Its Applications for Knowledge Management: A Literature Review from 2007 to 2012
Data mining is one of the most important steps of the knowledge discovery in databases process and is considered as significant subfield in knowledge management. Research in data mining continues growing in business and in learning organization over coming decades. This paper explores the applications of data mining techniques which have been developed to support knowledge management process. The journal paper indexed in ScienceDirect Database from 2007 to 2012 are analyzed and classified. The discussion on the findings is divided into 4 topics: knowledge resource; knowledge types and/or knowledge datasets; data mining tasks; and data mining techniques and applications used in knowledge management.