Archive for the ‘Data Mining’ Category

Big data: are we making a big mistake?

March 31, 2014

The following is one of the best articles I have ever read about big data.

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/2/21a6e7d8-b479-11e3-a09a-00144feabdc0.html#ixzz2xTOltqdb

To summarize the whole article succinctly, I would like to quote a joke I read on the internet, “Big Data is like Teenage Sex. If you are are a teenager, everybody thinks you are doing it. If you are doing it, you have no idea what to do!”

What is Ontology Learning ?

June 9, 2009

An Ontology is a formal representation of a set of concepts and the relationship between these. For Example, we have lot of users bookmarking a post. Let us take a particular post. Some people bookmark it as ‘human’ and some others as ‘mammal’. By ontology learning, it means  (after analyzing posts similar to those) classifying ‘Human’ as a type of ‘Mammal’ so that we have structured data.

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