Data Mining and Machine Learning— Introduction

We will deal with the representation of the data that are connatural with the techniques of data mining and machine learning. Many references are taken from the book DATA MINING — Practical Machine Learning Tools and Techniques.

Data Mining

In order to understand what Data Mining is, we refer to concepts of data and information. A data is a value that belongs to a certain type and is typically stored in a database. From this data we want to extract an information, that is to associate a semantics to this data and from…