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Date Added: Jan 2013
As the people enter the era of data deluge, turning data into knowledge has become the major challenge across most sciences and businesses that deal with data. In addition, as they increase their ability to create data, more and more people are confronted with data management problems on a daily basis for numerous aspects of everyday life. A fundamental need is data exploration through interactive tools, i.e., being able to quickly and effortlessly determine data and patterns of interest. However, modern database systems have not been designed with data exploration and usability in mind.