Gartner Research

Text Analytics: Nothing Remains Unstructured

Published: 15 November 2010

ID: G00207057

Analyst(s): Jamie Popkin


Text analytics is difficult because language is complex, and deriving meaning from text in an automated way is complicated. To build an optimal application portfolio for solving specific text-oriented business problems IT professionals must first understand the high-level technical architecture of a text analytics system.

Table Of Contents

Summary of Findings


  • Introduction: Why Text Analytics, Why Now?
    • Why Is Text Analytics So Difficult?
  • Strengths
  • Weaknesses

The Details

  • Technical Architecture of a Text Analytics System
    • Processing and Analysis of Language
    • Output, Display, and Analysis of Extracted Information

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