|1-1 Relationship of Data to Higher Levels of Summarization ||6|
|1-2 Overview of Knowledge Discovery Within a KMS Environment ||17|
|2-1 The Relationship of Top-, Middle-, and Lower-Level Managers to Well-Structured, Semistructured, and Unstructured Problems ||42|
|2-2 Management Effectiveness in a Proactive Mode versus a Reactive Mode as Related to a Basis for Decision Making Using Data, Information, and Knowledge ||43|
|2-3 A Comparison of Steps in the Problem-Finding Process: The Problem-Centered Approach and the Opportunity-Centered Approach ||48|
|3-1 The Basic Components of a Data Warehouse ||87|
|3-2 Popular Data Warehouses ||93|
|3-3 Typical Data Mining Methods, Including Advantages and Limitations ||101|
|4-1 The Building Blocks of an Intranet and Its Relationship to the Internet ||120|
|4-2 The Utilization of a Three-Tiered Architecture for the Internet ||125|
|5-1 Summary of the Critical Factors for Determining the Appropriate Software Useful in Providing Knowledge for Decision Makers and Managing the Software ||147|
|5-2 A Listing of Popular Knowledge Discovery or Data Mining Vendors and Their Products ||155|
|5-3 (a) Decision Tree That Uses Blood Pressure as a Dependent Variable for the Knowledge Discovery Tool, KnowledgeSEEKER, and (b) Tree Grown by Selecting One of the ‘‘Age’’ Nodes in KnowledgeSEEKER ||159|
|6-1 Strategic Planning Principles Based on Knowledge of Total Business Operations ||190|
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Book title: Knowledge Management Systems for Business.
Contributors: Robert J. Thierauf - Author.
Publisher: Quorum Books.
Place of publication: Westport, CT.
Publication year: 1999.
Page number: v.
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