A "process that attempts to discover patterns in large data sets."

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Where can I find historical political affiliation data for the United States?

I am collaborating on a research paper where one of our variables is political affiliation across the United States. I will be creating a series of historical maps. I'm looking for the percentage of ...
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Mapping Data to Graphical ; three ways of representing objects [duplicate]

Chapter 3 of introduction to Data Mining, on a section about visualization, the paragraph is titled Representation: Mapping Data to Graphical Elements: Objects are usually represented in one of ...
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What special property do mathematical functions and physical surfaces have that is appropriate for the case of surface plot?

In the definition of surface plots in my book, (An introduction to data mining, chapter 3) it is said that: Surface plots are often used to describe mathematical functions or physical surfaces ...
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What is the easiest way to calculate borehole deviation?

Does anyone know if there was a program or specific method (calculations) in order to create a deviation value based on querying specific geological and drilling variables?
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Is machine learning used much in GIS?

I'm new to GIS. Is machine learning used much in this field, and where? I'm investigating a job opportunity with a mapping company working on traffic awareness. My background is in supervised machine ...