From Patterns to Discoveries

  • Michael R. BertholdEmail author


Data mining started off by finding clearly defined patterns in large sets of relatively homogeneous data. Over the years, increasingly complex data sources were tackled. As a result, newly developed methods grew in complexity, but the basic assumption that the type of pattern sought for was known beforehand remained a constant. I argue that we will ultimately require new systems which enable users to gain new, often surprising insights before they can even determine how to fine-tune and/or validate the patterns themselves.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Nycomed-Chair for Bioinformatics and Information Mining, Department of Computer and Information Science, Graduate School on Chemical Biology (KoRS-CB)University of KonstanzKonstanzGermany

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