Data mining, a part of information science, is the process of extracting patterns from data, and it’s an important part of transforming that data into real information that businesses can use to streamline marketing, surveillance, fraud detection, and scientific discovery. This list of the top 50 blogs about data mining and warehousing offers ideas on how data mining works, why and how it is used, and what the resultant textual and visual patterns and relationships mean. [click to continue…]