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Tuesday, October 21, 2003
(searching) Text mining  
Text Mining is the discovery by computer of new, previously unknown information, by automatically extracting information from different written resources. A key element is the linking together of the extracted information together to form new facts or new hypotheses to be explored further by more conventional means of experimentation.

By Marti Hearst at UC Berkeley. Read more.

I must admit to being pretty much ignorant of text mining, so this is a worthwhile read for me.


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