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Text mining methods: an answer to Chartier and Meunier

Lahlou, Saadi (2001) Text mining methods: an answer to Chartier and Meunier. Papers on Social Representations, 20 (38). pp. 1-7. ISSN 1021-5573

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Almost 20 years ago, in a paper introducing the text mining (TM) technique to my fellow statisticians, I expressed the fear that: “it would be unfortunate that this technique, because it is apparently so easy to use, would be abused by incompetent analysts” (Lahlou, 1994, my translation). And therefore I urged expert statisticians to engage in this issue and circumscribe abuses.

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Subjects: H Social Sciences > HA Statistics
Sets: Departments > Social Psychology
Departments > Psychological and Behavioural Science
Date Deposited: 12 Oct 2012 15:12
Last Modified: 20 Jun 2016 11:19

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