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Turning Text into Gold: Taxonomies and Textual Analytics by Bill Inmon

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10: Textual Analytics

The conversion of text into actionable decisions can be achieved in many ways and in many contexts. One way text can be converted into a decision-making foundation is by creating a simple report or application:

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Here we see that raw text is fed through a textual disambiguation process. Taxonomies are used actively in the processing of the text. Output is created in a standard database format. Once the output is created, a report is created or an application is run. These reports and applications directly help organizations make important decisions based on their own data.

A report can be a one-time output, or it can be ...

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