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Data mining and knowledge discovery 1996 to 2005: overcoming the hype and moving from “university” to “business” and “analytics”

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I survey the transformation of the data mining and knowledge discovery field over the last 10 years from the unique vantage point of KDnuggets as a leading chronicler of the field. Analysis of the most frequent words in KDnuggets News leads to revealing observations.

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  • KDnuggets News 99:n24, item2, E.Piphany to Buy RightPoint for $ 393 Mln, http://www.kdnuggets.com/news/99/n24/i2.html

  • KDnuggets News 2000:n01, item1, Vignette buys DataSage for $ 555 million, http://www.kdnuggets.com/news/2000/n01/i1.html

  • KDnuggets News 2000:n07, Exchange application acquires knowledge stream partners, www.kdnuggets.com/news/2000/n07/i1.html

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Correspondence to Gregory Piatetsky-Shapiro.

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Communicated by Geoffrey Webb.

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Piatetsky-Shapiro, G. Data mining and knowledge discovery 1996 to 2005: overcoming the hype and moving from “university” to “business” and “analytics”. Data Min Knowl Disc 15, 99–105 (2007). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10618-006-0058-2

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Keywords

  • Hype curve
  • Business analytics
  • KDnuggets
  • Data mining jobs