International Journal of Computer Applications
Data mining refers to a process of analyzing data from different perspectives and summarizing it into useful information that can be used in variety of data centric applications in real time. Geographical Information System (GIS) combined with data mining has long being an area of research. GIS is a system that provides information about spatial data. Spatial data consist of data about real world such as a point on a map represent a place given its latitude and longitude information. Such information of real world constitutes spatial datasets. Data mining in GIS provides a way to analyze this spatial datasets to provide a desired result.