Knowledge Discovery in Spatial Databases

  title={Knowledge Discovery in Spatial Databases},
  author={Martin Ester and Hans-Peter Kriegel and J{\"o}rg Sander},
Both, the number and the size of spatial databases, such as geographic or medical databases, are rapidly growing because of the large amount of data obtained from satellite images, computer tomography or other scientific equipment. Knowledge discovery in databases (KDD) is the process of discovering valid, novel and potentially useful patterns from large databases. Typical tasks for knowledge discovery in spatial databases include clustering, characterization and trend detection. The major… CONTINUE READING
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