Adjective "datamining" definition and examples

(Datamining may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Definitions and examples


The practice of examining large pre-existing databases in order to generate new information.
  1. 'The use of sophisticated software to do data mining is already something that the private sector is doing.'
  2. 'Two of them used real medical data from their own databases, while the third focused on data mining.'
  3. 'With Capps II, they want to use data mining to identify people based on past patterns.'
  4. 'It is not a big stretch to use these databases to do data mining to look for activity that correlates with patterns found in investigations of known terrorists.'
  5. 'Using basic data mining, Apple can use this information to produce relationship maps, spending information and usage patterns that other companies can only dream about.'
  6. 'Once pulled into the SQL database, the information can be sliced and diced using Crystal Analysis data mining software.'
  7. 'Using data mining and pattern recognition, automakers can relate warranty information back to production.'
  8. 'The spying programs that are now coming to light are only a part of a broader move by the administration to make greater use of vast databases and data mining techniques to monitor the activity of the population.'
  9. 'In case you've ever wondered, data mining is the real reason behind supermarket loyalty programs.'
  10. 'Though for the advocates anything that involves data seems indistinguishable from data mining, MATRIX is not a data-mining program.'

More definitions

1. the process of collecting, searching through, and analyzing a large amount of data in a database, as to discover patterns or relationships: the use of data mining to detect fraud.

More examples(as adjective)

"supports can be datamining."


(data mining)