PublicationsFrom: Mark Last firstname.lastname@example.org
Date: Tue, 02 Jan 2001 16:58:42 -0500
Subject: Book: Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, The Info-Fuzzy Network (IFN) Methodology
We would like to announce the availability of our new book: "Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, The Info-Fuzzy Network (IFN) Methodology" by Oded Maimon Dept. of Industrial Engineering, Tel Aviv University, Israel Mark Last Computer Science and Engineering, University of South Florida, Tampa, USA MASSIVE COMPUTING Volume 1 Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht Hardbound, ISBN 0-7923-6647-6 December 2000, 196 pp. NLG 250.00 / USD 100.00 / GBP 77.00 This book presents a unified approach to knowledge discovery and data mining, termed IFN for Info-Fuzzy Network. The IFN methodology handles selection of the most relevant features, extraction of informative rules and patterns, and post-processing of the extracted knowledge. The book provides detailed descriptions of the IFN algorithms and discusses real-world case studies from several application domains including manufacturing, process engineering, health care, and education. In addition, the book describes the general methodology of application and compares the IFN performance to other data mining methods. The book is intended to be used by researchers in the fields of computer science, engineering, information systems, statistics, and management who are searching for an integrated approach to the knowledge discovery process. The book can also serve as a reference book for courses on data mining, machine learning, and databases. Table of Contents: http://www.csee.usf.edu/~mlast/papers/book_toc.pdf To order: http://www.wkap.nl/book.htm/0-7923-6647-6 More information and a downloadable version of the IFN software is available at the book web site http://wwwie.eng.tau.ac.il/ifn-kdd/, which will be kept updated with pointers to new publications, case studies, and online software. Thank you for your attention, Mark Last
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