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Effective Utilization Of Library Books Among University Students Using Data Mining Tool
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Babu Santhalingam, J. Devi, K. Revathi
Data Mining, University Library, Effective use of library books, J48 decision tree algorithm, WEKA, Utilization of library
Data mining is the process of discovering previously unknown and potentially interesting patterns in large datasets. University Library is an excellent example of knowledge creation, application and utilization. "A library is a growing organism". This study examines the effective use of library books by the students of SCSVMV University, Kanchipuram. The analysis had been carried out by using a library books dataset and using the J48 decision tree algorithm implemented in Weka. WEKA is a collection of machine learning algorithms for data mining tasks. The objectives of this study are to provide an approximate estimation of existing computerized records of library books population and to evaluate how books are used. The results revealed that maximum use of the library books were made and which particular department books are highly borrowed from the library. A Sample of 460 volumes of 2010 year borrowed books is used for this study.
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