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Data Mining In Excel: Lecture Notes and Cases


Chapter 1 Introduction 1.1 Who Is This Book For? This book arose out of a data mining course at MIT's Sloan School of Management. Preparation for the course revealed that there are a number of excellent books on the business context of data


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Asteroid-Mining Plan Would Bake Water Out of Bagged …


An innovative plan to use "optical mining" is part of the Asteroid Provided In-Situ Supplies (Apis) concept — an ability to tap mega-amounts of water from space rocks to help establish valuable infrastructure in space. Credit: TransAstra PASADENA, Calif. — A new way to harvest asteroid ...


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Optimal mining method selection for Nchanga's Upper ...


Selection of an appropriate method of extraction is the basis of an underground mining operation. Primarily in the present market with decreasing metal prices, selecting an optimal mining method means a difference between a viable and a nonviable project. Importantly, a feasible mining method ...


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Data Mining - Microsoft Research


Goal The Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD) process consists of data selection, data cleaning, data transformation and reduction, mining, interpretation and evaluation, and finally incorporation of the mined "knowledge" with the larger decision making process.


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SBIR-15-1-H1.01-9278 | Abstract - Demonstration of ...


The proposed SBIR work will demonstrate a key aspect of the Apis mission, namely the process of "Optical Mining" to excavate asteroid surfaces by ablation, drive water from the ablated materials, collect the evolved water as ice in cold storage bags, and return up to 100MT (metric tonnes) of water to LDRO or other depot location.


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