Monthly Archives: October 2012

Word Clouds Don’t Fly at NASA Either This year I participated on the closing panel at the Text Analytics Summit in Boston. The most interesting presentation at the event was one given by NASA’s Ashok Srivastava on how they are using text analytics to make air travel safer in the US, and in fact around […]

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Sentiment Analysis in Market Research

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October 24th, 2012

Importance of Sentiment Analysis in Marketing Research Domain It’s exciting to see more market researchers starting to leverage text analytics including sentiment analysis. My friend Seth Grimes has been a source of information and inspiration to many of us working in text analytics since the outset and ahead of his annual event, the Sentiment Analysis […]

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Scientific Text Analysis of 2012 Debates Explains why Obama’s Style May have Out-performed Romney’s Following up on this weekend’s analysis of the first two presidential debates we added yesterday’s final debate to the analysis. General consensus among viewers and pundits alike seems to be that Romney performed better than expected in the first debate, and […]

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Obama more certain and positive – Romney more negative and direct Lately there’s been a craze in analyzing 140 character Tweets to make all sorts of inferences in regard to everything from brand affinity to political opinion. While I’m generally of the position that the best return on investment of text analytics is on large […]

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OdinText Analytics Vikings

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October 17th, 2012

The hockey team thinks Odin’s Vikings (after our text analytics software) is cooler than Team Anderson Analytics. So considering new home Jersey’s which will feature OdinText icon rather than Anderson Analytic’s logos’ decision tree nodes. This may be foretelling of our future business focus as well… So for anyone who happens to stop by our […]

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The Future of Text Analytics I look forward to participating in the closing panel on the future of text analytics at Text Analytics World in Boston tomorrow afternoon (agenda here). This year Text Analytics world dove tailed with Predictive Analytics World event so should be a nice quantitative group. Please come up and say hello […]

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