Text-mining software is one of the front-line tools that the government is now using to tease out valuable connections. These specialized search engines can quickly sift through mountains of unstructured text anything that's not carefully arranged in a database or spreadsheet and pull out the meaningful stuff. They can infer relationships within data that are not stated explicitly. It is something we do all the time automatically but is enormously complicated for computers. "We bridge the gap between information and action," says Barak Pridor, CEO of ClearForest, a text-mining company.
Jan-18-2017, 11:47:37 GMT