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data mining

The process of exploring and analysing databases to find previously unidentified patterns of data—popularly known as “hidden data”—which can be exploited for various purposes and produce new insights on outcomes, alternative treatments or effects of treatment on different populations.

mining

(mi'ning) [ME]
1. The extraction of useful information from a database. Synonym: data mining
2. The extraction from the earth of materials with industrial value, such as coal, silver, or gold. Miners are exposed to various occupational disorders, including respiratory diseases (e.g., pneumoconiosis), allergies, and traumatic injuries.

data mining

Mining (1).
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Practical Text Mining and Statistical Analysis for Non-structured Text Data Applications, by John Elder, Gary Miner, and Bob Nisbet, Academic Press, 2012
Nstein's text mining software is designed to automatically tag and intelligently link these assets, therefore ensuring newspapers to fully leverage and monetize their archives, as well as accelerate their content time-to-market.
Although the technology for data and text mining is well advanced, its potential still seems to lack sufficient recognition.
Initially focusing on providing a service for the fields of biological and biomedical science, the Centre will also serve the broader needs of the academic community through the provision of text mining tools, advice and ongoing research.
Text mining has the potential to serve as a cornerstone for credible technology forecasting.
Bringing unstructured text mining into the analytic mix is something we're really excited about," she said.
Text mining transforms unstructured data into a format that allows for many traditional data mining analytical techniques.
Web Services API: The new Linguamatics I2E WSAPI (Web Services API) will open up the power of state-of-the-art natural language processing (NLP) based text mining to a broader range of users within the organization by allowing easier and more focussed interfaces for different audiences.
Nstein's text mining, indexing and taxonomy management solutions have been procured to assist the Corporation in managing indexing processes within its national television and radio archives and applying indexing to impressive volumes of content from various multimedia outputs.
This service builds on the core capabilities of its market leading text mining engine, I2E.
Linguamatics' agile NLP text mining software, I2E, provides rapid knowledge discovery from unstructured text.
Text mining services are quickly becoming a important component of different knowledge management pipelines, for example in the process of database curation, or for exploration and enrichment of biomedical data within the pharmaceutical industry.