text analytics

9月 282016
 

With the first debate between the two candidates behind us and the culmination of the US presidential election drawing near, who wouldn’t love to predict the winner? I don't have a crystal ball, but I do have the power of unstructured text analytics at my fingertips. With the help of […]

Presidential election quiz was published on SAS Voices.

8月 222016
 

A huge proportion of big data is unstructured text (such as client interactions, product reviews, call center logs, emails, blogs and tweets). Organizations starting to invest in advanced analytics often overlook the value text analytics could add to the process. But when data scientists or analysts get to work exploring […]

3 Steps to big data success with text analytics was published on SAS Voices.

7月 302016
 

I’m an avid open water swimmer. In order to succeed in open water races I must do two things: I must sight properly in order to swim the straightest line possible in the right direction. The straighter the line, the less I have to swim. I must use a powerful, […]

Navigating the open waters of machine learning was published on SAS Voices.

7月 062016
 

When a person feels sufficiently wronged to lodge a complaint with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), there’s likely to be some negative sentiment involved. But is there a connection between the language they use and the likelihood they will be compensated by the offending company? At the upcoming Sentiment […]

The post Sentiment analysis, machine learning open up world of possibilities appeared first on The Text Frontier.

5月 042016
 

Most folks who know me, know I'm a bit of a Star Wars geek.  I've analyzed the original trilogy scripts and documented my findings in a paper called Star Wars and the Art of Data Science.  I'm always looking for excuses to get my hands into Star Wars data, and […]

May the 4th be with you: 2016 edition was published on SAS Voices.

4月 022016
 

April 1st is known as April Fools’ Day. We could have chosen to celebrate a number of events that happened on this date. In the U.S. alone, it could have been the creation of the “$” symbol (1778), the marketing of the first dishwashing machine (1889), the first U.S. national […]

The post April Fools' Text-oku appeared first on The Text Frontier.

2月 202016
 

Don’t get me wrong. I have no doubt in the capabilities of our SAS products and SAS  solutions! But I wanted to get a firsthand experience of our new solution for text analytics, SAS Contextual Analysis 14.1. And the result is very convincing! But let’s start from the beginning. Functions […]

The post SAS® Text Analytics and Text Mining in Action: Experiences From a ‘Self-Trial’ With SAS® Contextual Analysis appeared first on The Text Frontier.

2月 112016
 

This is the first of two articles looking at how to listen to what your customers are saying and act upon it – that is, how to understand the voice of the customer. Over the last few years, one of the big uses  for SAS® Text Analytics has been to […]

The post Voice of the customer analysis (Part 1) appeared first on The Text Frontier.

12月 012015
 

Recently, I have been thinking about how search can play more of a part in discovery and exploration with SAS Text Miner. Unsupervised text discovery usually begins with a look at the frequent or highly weighted terms in the collection, perhaps includes some edits to the synonym and stop lists, […]

The post Focusing your Text Mining with Search Queries appeared first on The Text Frontier.