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On the Application of Data Mining to Official Data


  • Hassani, Hossein
  • Gheitanchi, Shahin
  • Yeganegi, Mohammad Reza


Retrieving valuable knowledge and statistical patterns from official data has a great potential in supporting strategic policy making. Data Mining (DM) techniques are well-known for providing flexible and efficient analytical tools for data processing. In this paper, we provide an introduction to applications of DM to official statistics and flag the important issues and challenges. Considering recent advancements in software projects for DM, we propose intelligent data control system design and specifications as an example of DM application in official data processing.

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  • Hassani, Hossein & Gheitanchi, Shahin & Yeganegi, Mohammad Reza, 2008. "On the Application of Data Mining to Official Data," MPRA Paper 10070, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:10070

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    Data mining; Official data; Intelligent data control system;

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    • C6 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling
    • C0 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - General

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