›› 2010, Vol. 30 ›› Issue (11): 1420-.doi: 10.3969/j.issn.1674-8115.2010.11.025

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Application of data mining in biomedical data analysis

GONG Zhu-lin, CHEN Ying, SU Yi, LIU Ya-qin, XU Li-jun   

  1. Department of Biomedical Engineering, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Shanghai 200025, China
  • Online:2010-11-25 Published:2010-11-29


The discipline of data mining emerges with the development of information technology and maturation of methods of data collection, storage and management. This paper introduces the concept of data mining. In addition, it clarifies how data mining and statistics are related in biomedical field. It was also summarized with a variety of application examples of data mining techniques in biomedical research. Furthermore, this paper not only analyzes the present status of biomedical data mining in China, but also points out some problems to be solved and prospects of research in this area.

Key words: data mining, biomedical research, statistics