This week we focus on the introductory chapter in which we review data mining and the key components of data mining. In an essay format answer the following questions:
- What is knowledge discovery in databases (KDD)?
- Review section 1.2 and review the various motivating challenges. Select one and note what it is and why it is a challenge.
- Note how data mining integrates with the components of statistics and AL, ML, and Pattern Recognition.
- Note the difference between predictive and descriptive tasks and the importance of each.