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Unformatted text preview: r structuring collections either try to assign keywords to documents based on a given keyword set
(classiﬁcation or categorization methods) or automatically structure document
collections to ﬁnd groups of similar documents (clustering methods). In the
following we ﬁrst describe both of these approaches. Furthermore, we discuss
in Sect. 3.3 methods to automatically extract useful information patterns from
text document collections. In Sect. 3.4 we review methods for visual text mining.
These methods allow in combination with structuring methods the development
of powerful tools for the interactive exploration of document collections. We
conclude this section with a brief discussion of further application areas for text
mining. 3.1 Classiﬁcation Text classiﬁcation aims at assigning pre-deﬁned classes to text documents
(Mitchell 1997). An example would be to automatically label each incoming news story with a topic like "sports", "politics", or "art". Whatever...
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This note was uploaded on 06/19/2011 for the course IT 2258 taught by Professor Aymenali during the Summer '11 term at Abu Dhabi University.
- Summer '11