Thursday, October 28, 2004

Data Mining in the news...

Uncle Sam is Watching You
This article talks about various ways in which the government uses data mining.

research ($600,000 funded by Carnegie Mellon) that will that will be
used to create software for "for discovering, visualizing and
exploring significant patterns across large collections of full-text
humanities resources in digital libraries and collections." The
project is titled: "Web-based Text-Mining and Visualization for
Humanities Digital Libraries."

Oracle(R) Data Mining Recognized as a Leader by Independent ...

Latest Version of SPSS Data Mining Workbench Enhances Integration ...

Monday, October 25, 2004

Personalized Web

Philip Chan
The main goal of Philip's research is to "develop techniques for
adaptive and personalized information searching and navigation
guidance on the web."

Related Work

Implicit User Profiling for On Demand Relevance

International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces

Friday, October 15, 2004

Web Mining (Relationships)

An Exploration of Entity Models, Collective Classification
and Relation Description (PDF)
Interesting research which suggests possibilites of creating question
and answering systems.

Great paper about extracting social networks and contact information from only a user's email inbox.

Tuesday, October 12, 2004

Tuesday, October 05, 2004

ID3 - Machine Learning

I've been studying and coding up the ID3 classification algorithm.
When I get a free moment I'll be reading Text and Web Mining papers.