The Center for Data Insight (CDI)
is an applied research center partnered with the latest vendors of enterprise
ready products covering the entire spectrum of the Knowledge Discovery and Data
Mining process. The CDI contains advanced
parallel computers, servers, and workstations. The CDI
also contains an extensive suite of industry leading tools for database,
data cleansing, data quality analysis, data preparation and aggregation,
statistical analysis, data mining predictive modeling, and data visualization.
In addition the CDI has an experienced
academic and business staff extensively trained in the practical use of these
The Mission of the Center for Data
To conduct advanced research for business, government, and scientific needs in
knowledge discovery in databases (KDD).
To provide training for industry management and practitioners in data mining
To help businesses and government agencies understand the concepts and
advantages of data mining by conducting proof-of-performance KDD projects.
To provide an objective comparison of the strengths, weaknesses, and
capabilities of different data mining products.
To help data mining companies improve their products through feedback, testing,
and application of their products to large scale, meaningful data sets.
To better equip students for the workplace by providing training in different
aspects of the data mining cycle.
To be a clearinghouse for advanced KDD technologies.
To support a graduate academic program in data mining and KDD.
The Center for Data Insight offers a
comprehensive infrastructure that provides a broad spectrum of services to
business and government agencies across industry lines which include;
financial, retail, insurance, manufacturing, medical, and biological systems.
Whether you are interested in education, tools assessment, or complete
prototype development, the Centerís experience and technical acumen will
ensure a successful experience.
The Center for Data Insight was
designated as the Premier Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery Research Center
in the state of Arizona by the Arizona Board of Regents, April 1998.
Training Lab and Server Room:
||The Center for Data Insight
has a state of the art training facility to provide space for training
programs. Adjacent to the classroom is a dedicated server room. The
computational systems are designed to replicate those found in business and
include UNIX and Windows servers running Oracle, DB2 and SQL server.