Computer Jargon Untangled

Ah computer lingo. It’s sometimes tough to understand and if you’re not computer savvy you may be left wondering what on earth they are saying. For instance, what is a walled garden? Is it a literal garden surrounded by a wall like in the olden days? Is it the stuff of Jane Austen? No, a walled garden in computer terms means a group of pages linked to each other but not linked to by other pages. So they’re stand alone. This seems a bit weird since the whole point is to link to other pages, these do not. Read More

Cancer Prediction by Data Mining

By definition, data mining means finding patterns in large data sets which can then be used for analysis of data. This analysis can be used for getting more customers or clients, generating an increase in revenues compared to that of last year. Now how does this actually work? For easy and effective solutions, read on.

Data Mining is currently used in fraud detection of credit card usage. A person who uses a credit card in different places is saved and the pattern is generated using a data mining tool. Read More