predictive analytics
A subject encompassing a variety of techniques used to analyze current and historical facts to make predictions about future, or otherwise unknown events. Credit scoring is a well- known application that uses predictive analytics techniques to generate a score for an individual, based on credit history data for that individual.
Related terms
Association Rules, Clustering, Decision Tree, Forecasting

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