Jim Yang is a program manager at MSN who works on data mining and data analysis. He has a PhD in statistics from the University of Texas at Dallas. He has written several articles for statistical journals.
The data-mining features in SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services can help your organization find the patterns and rules to improve its marketing, sales, and customer-support operations and gain a better understanding of its customers.
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