ERIC Number: EJ635708
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Data Mining in Child Welfare.
Schoech, Dick; Quinn, Andrew; Rycraft, Joan R.
Child Welfare, v79 n5 p633-50 Sep-Oct 2000
Examines the historical and larger context of data mining and describes data mining processes, techniques, and tools. Illustrates these using a child welfare dataset concerning the employee turnover that is mined, using logistic regression and a Bayesian neural network. Discusses the data mining process, the resulting models, their predictive capability, their advantages and disadvantages, and implications for decision support. (JPB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue on: "Using Administrative Data in Child Welfare."