Data Management

Mining of Egyptian Missions Data for Shaping New Paradigms

Date Added: Feb 2010
Format: PDF

In this paper, the authors review data mining applications of students' databases in educational institutions. Data mining techniques that predict and improve students ' retention rates and success is presented. Moreover, the Missions Administration at the Ministry of Higher Education in Egypt and previous analysis done on the missions databases is described. The paper further describes the methodology used for analyzing the database for the ministry of higher education in Egypt. The process starts by extracting a subset of data including the missioners and the mission's data, countries, specialties, departure and arrival dates and finally the extension requests from the missioners.