Application of Data Mining in Educational Database for Predicting Behavioural Patterns of the Students

Data mining refers to the technique of obtaining hidden, previously unknown and possibly significant knowledge from humongous amount of data. Data mining uses a combination of a vast knowledge base, advanced analytical skills, and domain knowledge to unveil hidden trends and patterns which can be applied in almost any sector ranging from business to medicine, then to Engineering. Nonetheless, educational institutes can employ data mining to discover valuable information from their databases known as Educational Data Mining (EDM).

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