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Jun 1 2017   7:01PM GMT

association rules (in data mining)

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert

Data Mining
Predictive Analytics

Association rules are if/then statements that help uncover relationships between seemingly unrelated data in a relational database or other information repository. Continued…

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“One of the core activities in the maturing data science process is the use of data mining and machine learning algorithms to develop predictive models that aim to forecast customer behavior and other future events.” – David Loshin

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