free-form text

free-form text

Words and sentences, such as input to a word processor or email program. Since text is already free form, the term is redundant; however, it is used to emphasize its unstructured nature. See free-form database, unstructured data and text mining.
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In some respects, this new technology is already making an impact today: for example, free-form text requests (Google Type Queries) for report commands to retrieve and evaluate data.
It provides categorization and sentiment analysis for free-form text, and automatically determines sentiment by category for each piece of content.
We dont tend to think of free-form text as a source of data for analysis, and our work with IBM has really broadened our minds as to what is data, what is information and how can we turn that into a usable insight to help guide our interventions.
The service will be offered in 30 languages and is available across the entire Alice suite, including its free-form text functionality.
By some estimates, 80 percent of the information available occurs as free-form text which, prior to the development of text mining, needed to be read in its entirety in order for information to be obtained from it.
As a result, many clinicians often type or dictate unstructured, free-form text into comment fields to simplify the process and preserve workflow.
Staying within the Health Sector, text analytic solutions leverage new text analytics technology to deliver the capability to read free-form text in health records to discover both content and context, analyzing the results and transforming those findings into usable information which can then be used for more-efficient patient treatment and to support researchers.
This offering leverages Trillium's data quality and insurance claims expertise to help insurers automate the assessment, monitoring, and analysis of structured data, as well as unstructured data elements with free-form text such as adjuster notes.
Stein's free-form text floats Saint Teresa and Saint Ignatius in a plotless heaven.
In addition the user has the ability to enter unlimited free-form text per attachment.
TrimFleet Mobile is Trimble Construction Supply's latest mobility software platform, delivering features such as active navigation, free-form text messaging, and electronic signature capture.
In the past, candidates simply entered free-form text, making it difficult to group spending by type.