Mining school reports

October 2, 2006 by
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InformationWeek points out an interesting data mining application. The idea of Chris Bowman, a middle schools supervisor in US, is to mine trouble reports made by teachers on students. The goal is to understand problems behind students that are troubled. For this purpose, Bownam used a text analysis program on 33’000 reports. More details about the study can be found here.



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