Provided by: International Journal of Computer Applications
Date Added: Dec 2013
Data mining is the process of extracting interesting patterns or knowledge from huge amount of data. In recent years, there has been a tremendous growth in the amount of personal data that can be collected and analyzed by the organizations. Organizations such as credit card companies, real estate companies and hospitals collect and hold large volumes of data for their research purposes (e.g. national Institute of health). When these organizations publish data containing a lot of sensitive information.