Data Mining techniques are gradually becoming essential components of corporate intelligence systems and progressively evolving into a pervasive technology within activities that range from the utilization of historical data to predicting the success of an awareness campaign. In reality, data mining is becoming an interdisciplinary field driven by various multi-dimensional applications.
Data Mining Applications for Empowering Knowledge Societies presents an overview on the main issues of data mining, including its classification, regression, clustering, and ethical issues. This comprehensive book also provides readers with knowledge enhancing processes as well as a wide spectrum of data mining applications.
About the Author
Hakikur Rahman (PhD) is the Executive Director and CEO of Sustainable Development Networking Foundation (SDNF), the transformed entity of the Sustainable Development Networking Programme (SDNP) in Bangladesh where he was working as the National Project Coordinator since December 1999. SDNP is a global initiative of UNDP and it completed its activity in Bangladesh on December 31, 2006. He is also acting as the Secretary of South Asia Foundation Bangladesh Chapter. Before joining SDNP he worked as the Director, Computer Division, Bangladesh Open University. He has written several books and many articles/papers on computer education for the informal sector and distance education. He is the Founder-Chairperson of Internet Society Bangladesh Chapter; Editor, the Monthly Computer Bichitra; Founder-Principal and Member Secretary, ICMS College; Head Examiner (Computer), Bangladesh Technical Education Board; Executive Director, BAERIN (Bangladesh Advanced Education Research and Information Network) Foundation; and involved in establishment of a ICT based distance education university in Bangladesh. Graduating from the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology in 1981, he has done his Master's of Engineering from the American University of Beirut in 1986 and completed his PhD in Computer Engineering from the Ansted University, BVI, UK in 2001.