Advanced Scout: Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery in NBA Data

We describe Advanced Scout software from the perspective of data mining and knowledge discovery. This paper highlights the pre-processing of raw data that the program performs, describes the data mining aspects of the software and how the interpretation of patterns supports the process of knowledge discovery. The underlying technique of attribute focusing as the basis for the algorithm is also described. The paper concludes with our thoughs on how Advanced Scout illustrates new trends in data mining and knowledge discovery.

By: Inderpal Bhandari, Edward Colet, Jennifer Parker, Zachary Pines, Rajiv Pratap and Krishnakumar Ramanujam

Published in: Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery, volume 1, (no 1), pages 121-25 in 1997

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