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Knowledge Discovery in Data Warehouse Environment

Knowledge Discovery in Data Warehouse Environment
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Author(s): M. Mehdi Owrang O. (Ameircan University, USA)
Copyright: 2004
Pages: 4
Source title: Innovations Through Information Technology
Source Editor(s): Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A. (Information Resources Management Association, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-261-9.ch042
ISBN13: 9781616921255
EISBN13: 9781466665347


Current database technology involves processing a large volume of data in order to discover new knowledge. However, knowledge discovery on just the most detailed and recent data does not reveal the long-term trends. A data warehouse is an ideal environment for knowledge discovery since it contains the cleaned, integrated, detailed (most recent operational), summarized, historical, and meta data. A key issue in any discovery system is to ensure the consistency, accuracy, and completeness of the discovered knowledge. We discuss the benefits and issues in knowledge discovery in data warehouse.

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