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OpenMinTeD Glossary

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PREFERRED TERM
Text and Data Mining
DEFINITION
  • The automated processing of unstructured text and/or structured data leading to the extraction of previously hidden knowledge.

ALTERNATIVE LABEL
  • TDM

SCOPE NOTE
  • It was initially defined as "the discovery by computer of new, previously unknown information, by automatically extracting and relating information from different (…) resources, to reveal otherwise hidden meanings" (Hearst, 1999), in other words, "an exploratory data analysis that leads to the discovery of heretofore unknown information, or to answers for questions for which the answer is not currently known” (Hearst, 1999). [From FutureTDM,http://www.futuretdm.eu/news/tdm-definition/].

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URI
http://vocabularies.openminted.eu/glossary/TextAndDataMining
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