"Now, for the first time, there is an outstanding text on data mining which covers the science as well as the process in a comprehensive manner and with great lucidity." --Laks Lakshmanan, Concordia University, on the 1st ed:The second edition of Han and Kamber Data Mining: Concepts and Techniques updates and improves the already comprehensive coverage of the first edition and adds coverage of new and important topics, such as mining stream data, mining social networks, and mining spatial, multi-media and other complex data. This book will be an excellent textbook for courses on Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery.Gregory Piatetsky-Shapiro
, President, KDnuggetsThe second edition is the most complete and up-to-date presentation on this topic. Compared to the already comprehensive and thorough coverage of the first edition it adds the state-of-the-art research results in new topics such as mining stream, time-series and sequence data as well as mining spatial, multimedia, text and web data. This book is a "must have" for all instructors, researchers, developers and users in the area of data mining and knowledge discovery.
, University of Munich, Germany
Highly anticipated second edition of the definitive reference on data mining by the top authority.