Data Mining is defined as the procedure of extracting information from huge sets of data.
In other words, we can say that data mining is mining knowledge from data.
The tutorial starts off with a basic overview and the terminologies involved in data mining and then gradually moves on to cover topics such as knowledge discovery, query language, classification and prediction, decision tree induction, cluster analysis, and how to mine the Web.
This tutorial has been prepared for computer science graduates to help them understand the basic-to-advanced concepts related to data mining.
Before proceeding with this tutorial, you should have an understanding of the basic
database concepts such as schema, ER model, Structured Query language and a basic
knowledge of Data Warehousing concepts.