More on Text Mining


On the Minnesota Public radio version of Morning Edition this morning there was a excellent report on Text Mining at UC - Berkeley from Jon Gordon's Future Tense. Researchers overwhelmed by the sheer volume of knowledge in their fields have a promising new tool. It’s called text mining.

[via South Dakota]


So it takes an algorithm to do what
we (librarians) do naturally...hunting,
discovering, and then gathering all
the diverse ideas in one place, where
they can yell for attention and create
epiphanies for nobel prize winners!

We've already invented these wheels and
having been speeding around on them
for a long, long time.