International Journal of Computer Applications
Data mining is to discover and assess significant patterns from data, followed by the validation of these identified patterns. Data mining is the process to evaluate the data from different perceptions and summarizing it into valuable information. This summarized information consequently can be used to design business strategies to upsurge revenue, occasionally drive down costs, or both. The Apriori association algorithm is based on pre-computed frequent item sets and it has to scan the entire transaction log/dataset or database which will become a problem with large item sets.