Application of data mining in educational databases for predicting academic trends and patterns

@article{Parack2012ApplicationOD,
  title={Application of data mining in educational databases for predicting academic trends and patterns},
  author={Suhem Parack and Zahra Zahid and F. Merchant},
  journal={2012 IEEE International Conference on Technology Enhanced Education (ICTEE)},
  year={2012},
  pages={1-4}
}
Data mining is a process of identifying and extracting hidden patterns and information from databases and data warehouses. There are various algorithms and tools available for this purpose. Data mining has a vast range of applications ranging from business to medicine to engineering. In this paper, we discuss the application of data mining in education for student profiling and grouping. We make use of Apriori algorithm for student profiling which is one of the popular approaches for mining… CONTINUE READING
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