Basics of Data Mining


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Which of these sports makes great use of data mining?

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1. Which analogy is most like data mining?

2. What does data mining concern itself most with?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo can help you take stock of how well you know the basics of data mining. You'll be tested on the uses of data mining as well as its focuses and questions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet is composed of questions regarding:

  • Sports that make use of data mining
  • Identifying an analogy for data mining
  • The primary concentration of data mining
  • Valid questions for data mining
  • Components of data mining

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you've drawn key information from the lesson on the questions, uses, and focuses of data mining
  • Defining key concepts - make sure you can accurately identify an analogy for data mining
  • Distinguishing differences - verify that you can differentiate between what is and isn't used in data mining

Additional Learning

To study data mining in more detail, you can look over the corresponding lesson, Basics of Data Mining. This lesson involves the following objectives:

  • Understand the purpose of data mining
  • Familiarize yourself with the process of data mining
  • Review a provided example of data mining