There is also the Knowledge Discovery in Databases (KDD) term which is still around via: https://www.kdd.org/
- Data Mining, by Witten and Franke; describes basics with rigor, including how to use Weka, which they wrote
a couple java-based books from Manning:
- Collective Intelligence in Action (by Satnam Alag) and
- Algorithms of the Intelligen Web (Marmanis, Babenko)
nevertheless, here are some good background materials (search amazon on "data mining"
Also the Collective intelligence by Satnam alag is quite good (a lot of java code to wade through tho
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