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Code No: R6-43-MCA R6

M.C.A. IV Semester Regular Examinations, Apr/May 2008


DATA WAREHOUSING AND MINING
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Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 60
Answer any FIVE Questions
All Questions carry equal marks
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1. (a) Discuss about the motivation for Data mining and why is it important?
(b) Discuss about the different datastores on which mining can be performed.

2. (a) What is meant by singleton bucket? Explain


(b) Explain how multidimensional index trees can be used for hierarchical data
reduction.
(c) Discuss about hierarchical pyramid algorithm.

3. (a) Discuss about knowledge type to be mined.


(b) Give an example for DMQL Queries by taking all Data mining primitives and
explain it in detail.

4. Discuss about data generalization and summarization based characterization in


detail.

5. Explain about the following

(a) K-Predicate set


(b) Clustering Association rules
(c) Categories of Rule Constraints
(d) Apriori property.

6. (a) How prediction is different from Classifications?


(b) Compare and Contrast Classification methods?

7. (a) What are the inter-Scaled Variables? How can the data for a variable be
Standardized?
(b) Explain how can you compute dissimilarity between two binary variables ?

8. (a) Explain about inverted indices and signatures files in detail?


(b) What is keyword based association analysis?

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