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Practical Text Mining and Statistical Analysis for Non-structured Text Data Applications by Dursun Delen, Robert Nisbet, Thomas Hill, Andrew Fast, John Elder, Gary Miner

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Tutorial B

Text Mining Improves Model Performance in Predicting Airplane Flight Accident Outcome

Jennifer Thompson,     Woodward, OK, USA

Thomas Hill,     Tulsa, OK, USA

Contents

Introduction

Keywords from unstructured text can be powerful predictors in data mining. When text mining is used to extract these key terms, we can see substantial gains in model performance. Unstructured text is often more descriptive than the results from a one-size-fits-all questionnaire. This is particularly true of the examples used in this tutorial.

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