HIMALAYAN NEWS SERVICE
KATHMANDU: Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) is preparing to maintain the database of Internet Service Providers (ISPs) by introducing data mining software.
The authority will hire expert to analyse and submit report for the development of data mining software, said assistant director at the authority Baburam Dawadi. “It has earmarked Rs 0.1 million for preliminary study.”
The regulatory authority will appoint an independent consultant after completing its preliminary study, he said, adding that the independent consultant will explore more benefits of software along with parameter to keep the records.
The authority will open a bid targeting software developers after preparing report from independent consultant. The preliminary study of the chances of introducing data mining software to track the activities of ISPs will begin soon, he added. “The development of systematic software will help in data mining.”
Data mining — also called data or knowledge discovery — is the process of analysing data from different perspectives and summarising it. Data mining software is one of the analytical tools that allows users to analyse data from many different dimensions and angles, categorise it and summarise the relationships identified.