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International Journal of Recent Trends in Engineering (IJRTE)

ISSN 1797-9617

Volume 1, Number 1, May 2009

Issue on Computer Science

Page(s): 446-449

Applying Data mining using Statistical Techniques for Career Selection

Sudheep Elayidom, Sumam Mary Idikkula, and Joseph Alexander

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For years, choosing the right career by monitoring the trends and scope for different career paths have been a requirement for all youngsters all over the world. In this paper we provide a scientific, data mining based method for job absorption rate prediction and predicting the waiting time needed for 100% placement, for different engineering courses in India. This will help the students in India in a great deal in deciding the right discipline for them for a bright future. Information about passed out students are obtained from the NTMIS ( National technical manpower information system ) NODAL center in Kochi, India residing in Cochin University of science and technology.

Index Terms

Data mining, Time series analysis, Regression, Curve fitting, Trend lines, Prediction, Statistical analysis, Career selection

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