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Use of Data Mining Techniques for the Evaluation of Student Performance:A Case Study

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Executive Summary

Data and Information or Knowledge has a significant role on human activities. Data mining is the knowledge discovery process by analyzing the large volumes of data from various perspectives and summarizing it into useful information. Due to the importance of extracting knowledge/information from the large data repositories, data mining has become an essential component in various fields of human life including business, education, medical and scientific. In this paper, the authors are applying data mining in education field then new emerging field is called "Educational Data Mining". This term is used to improve post-graduate students' performance and overcome the problem of low grades of post-graduate students.

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