What is data mining?
324 - 576 megapixels
Stereo Audio 20-20,000hz
10,000 Chemical Compounds
Temperature / Pressure / Texture
The process of extracting patterns
from large data sets.
What are some examples of
large data sets?
Individuals, Developers, Designers,
Non-Profits, Teachers, Students,
Universities, Research, Real Estate,
Marketing, Healthcare, Banks, SMBs
What do they do with all that data?
Positive / Negative
What are some potential problems
with data collected by asking?
Data collection is just the first part.
Association Rule Learning
Bayes Theorem (1700s)
Regression Analysis (1800s)
Neural Networks (1940s)
Genetic Algorithms (1950s)
Decision Tree Learning (1960s)
Support Vector Machines (1990s)
Google Flu Trends
Will my date have sex on the first date?
Do you like the taste of beer?
Assuming you were in the position to
do so, would you launch nuclear
weapons under any circumstances?
In a certain light, wouldn't
nuclear war be exciting?
The Social Graph
Privacy & Confidentiality Issues
So that’s data mining!