Date Added: May 2012
In recent years, with the rapid development of information science and technology, people accumulate more and more data, but often fall into the situation of "Wealth of data and poor in knowledge". It becomes increasingly important to use the sharply increasing data with a lot of important unvoiced information. The data mining emerged, whose aim is to identify potential rules and to extract useful knowledge from the data. At present, data mining has become a very active frontier area in computer science and has a successful application in market analysis, financial investment, health, environmental protection, product manufacturing and scientific research and makes very significant social and economic benefits.