Distributed Data Mining for e-Business (ACM)
In the internet-based e-business environment, most business data are distributed, heterogeneous and private. To achieve true business intelligence, mining large amounts of distributed data is necessary. Through a thorough literature review, this paper identifies four main issues in distributed data mining (DDM) systems for e-business and classifies modern DDM systems into three classes with representative samples. To address these identified issues, this paper proposes a novel DDM model named DRHPDM (Data source Relevance-based Hierarchical Parallel Distributed data mining Model). In addition, to improve the quality of the final result, the data sources are divided into a centralized mining layer and a distributed mining layer, according to their relevance. To improve the openness, cross-platform ability, and intelligence of the DDM system, web service and multi-agent technologies are adopted. The feasibility of DRHPDM was verified by building a prototype system and applying it to a web usage mining scenario.
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