Assignment – Intro to Data Mining

select one key concept that we’ve learned in the course to date and answer the following:

1. Define the concept.

2. Note its importance to data science.

3. Discuss corresponding concepts that are of importance to the selected concept.

4. Note a project where this concept would be used.



In an APA7 formatted essay answer all questions above.

Ensure there are at least two-peer reviewed sources to support your work.

The paper should be at least 2-3 pages of content (this does not include the cover page or reference page).


Text Book

Title: Introduction to Data Mining

ISBN: 9780133128901

Authors: Pang-Ning Tan, Michael Steinbach, Anuj Karpatne, Vipin Kumar

Publisher: Addison-Wesley

Publication Date: 2013-01-01

Edition: 2nd Edition.


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