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ALSO CALLED: Datamining, Analytics, Data Dredging, Database Analytics, Datamine, Data-mining
DEFINITION: Data dredging, sometimes referred to as "data fishing" is a data mining practice in which large volumes of data are analyzed seeking any possible relationships between data. The traditional scientific method, in contrast, begins with a hypothesis and follows with an examination of the data. Sometimes conducted for unethical purposes, data dredging often circumvents traditional data mining  … 
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CW Europe – August Edition
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EZINE: The hype around data mining may have receded, but it remains a critical discipline for the data scientist. This issue of CW Europe looks at what exactly data mining is, how and when it is used – and why it should not be mistaken for business analytics.
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The Next Wave of Data Management : Is Big Data The New Normal?
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Make Data Make Sense: IBM Watson Foundations
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Data visualization - making big data approachable and valuable
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IDC: Big Data and ECM - Making Smarter Decisions
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Business Intelligence: Aberdeen - Visualiation: Set Your Analytics Users Free
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Business Intelligence: Cognos BI: ZiffDavis - A Visualization is Worth a Thousand Tables: How IBM Business Analytics Lets Users See Big Data
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Visualization: How IBM Business Analytics Lets Users See Big Data
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Making Predictive Analytics Pervasive: Deployment Trends
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Business Analytics for Big Data: Unlock value to fuel performance
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Posted: 09 Jun 2014 | Published: 09 Jun 2014

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DATA MINING DEFINITION (continued): …  techniques and may lead to premature conclusions. Data dredging is sometimes described as "seeking more information from a data set than it actually contains." Data dredging sometimes results in relationships between variables announced as significant when, in fact, the data require more study before such an association can legitimately be determined. Many variables may be related through chance alone; others may be related through some unknown factor. To make a valid assessment of the relationship between any two variables, further study is required in which isolated variables are contrasted … 
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