For this book, the editors invited contributions from indispensable research areas relevant to "chance discovery", which has been defined as the discovery of events significant for making a decision, and studied since 2000. The chapters contain contributions to identifying rare or hidden events and explaining their significance. The methods presented in this book are based on the interaction of human, machine, and humans’ living environment.
As defined in ,a chance in chance discovery means to understand an unnoticed
event/situation which can be (uncertain, but) significant for making a
decision. Associating the event with the appearance of a product or a service,
customers seek a valuable event, i.e., the appearance of a product/service
significant for his/her decision to improve daily life. Associating the event
with a message from a customer, people in the side of business should look
at a valuable event, i.e., a message significant for the decision to improve the