Data Mining Tasks and Paradigms

Part of the Advanced Information and Knowledge Processing book series (AI&KP)


Data Mining tasks are types of problems to be solved by a data mining or machine learning algorithm. The main types of data mining tasks can be categorised as classification, regression, clustering and association rule mining . The former two tasks (classification and regression ) are also grouped as the supervised learning paradigm, whereas the latter one (clustering ) is categorised as unsupervised learning .


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  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity College LondonLondonUK

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