Science and Technology : Data Mining 101: Finding out ALL About YOU

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  1. anAfrican

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    Data Mining 101: Finding Subversives with Amazon Wishlists

    This article describes how anybody in the world can develop sophisticated profiles of hundreds of thousands of U.S. citizens, using only free and publicly available resources.
    Data Mining 101: Finding Subversives with Amazon Wishlists
     
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    I don't know about sophisticated profiles using only amazon- but you can glean information easily. This is actually my area of expertise and there are open source tools that will enable one to get very deep in this area.

    If you know java try here - pentaho project has a data mining and olap component...
    http://pentaho.org/index.php
     
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