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Yogita Gupta, Rana Khudhair Abbas Ahmed, Dr. Sandeep Kumar Kautish

ABSTRACT:In recent times, while India is moving towards Digital Revolution, Data Mining and Knowledge Management are two of the areas which attract many researchers as both have high potential in terms of developing new techniques to be applied in different domains of human life. Medical science is one of the areas where new inventions and developments are coming up as the results of integration of Data Mining and Knowledge Management tools. The aim of this paper is to present detailed survey of available literatureon recent advancements and notable contributions in the field of applications of Data Mining and Knowledge Management tools especially focused on Medical Informatics. After presenting introduction about the aim and scope of the topic, section two of the paperreestablish the concepts of Data mining and its conventional techniques i.e. Probabilistic & Statistical Models, Rule Induction, Neural Networks and Analytical Learning and the section ends with presenting Knowledge Management concept and its linkage with Data mining and Medical Science field.In section three, all the previous relevant works of Data mining and knowledge management are critically analyzed, explained and categorized on the basis of their applicability which is followed by section four which presentsdiscussion on all theprevious works andhighlight the advantages and disadvantages of various methods and toolswith further scope of future research and limitations. The author concludes the paper while emphasizing on security andprivacy concerns of medical data and attract readers’ attention towards validation of medical data which is used for medical judgments and decisions.


KEYWORDS:Knowledge Management, Data Mining, Medical Informatics, Informatics, Medical Decisions



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