Re: data mining of subsets

From: Bob Badour <>
Date: Thu, 26 Jul 2007 17:03:27 -0300
Message-ID: <46a8fde1$0$8833$>

max wrote:

> Have not found an active data mining forum yet so asking here.
> I'm new to data mining but since I have the most theoretical comp.
> sci. background at my work I've been given the task of setting up a
> data mining system. The problem is that our setup seems pretty non
> standard and I'm not sure how to use data mining on it or what my
> expectations should be. The situation is:
> We have a large and growing set of strings which we get requests for
> (> 100,000). The requests have many, mostly nominal (non-numeric),
> variables associated with them. We can only handle a subset (probably
> less than 10,000) or the strings at any one time. We want to use data
> mining to analyze historic requests so we can figure out which strings
> we are going to handle under a given set of variables. So given that
> our variable currently have values X1, ..., Xn, what subset should be
> use given than a large database of historic string requests.
> thanks in advance,
> max

I don't think I understand what you are trying to do. Are you familiar with "latent semantic indexing" ? How does what you need to do differ from that? Received on Thu Jul 26 2007 - 22:03:27 CEST

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