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Types of Data Analyzed/Mined in the past 12 months: (95 voters)

table data fixed num of columns (76) 80.0%
time series (43) 45.3%
text free-form (36) 37.9%
itemsets / transactions (27) 28.4%
anonymized data (18) 18.9%
XML data (14) 14.7%
web content (13) 13.7%
social network data (12) 12.6%
images / video (12) 12.6%
spatial data 2D 3D (9) 9.5%
other (9) 9.5%
web clickstream (8) 8.4%
email (8) 8.4%
music / audio (7) 7.4%

Comparing with the last year's KDnuggets Poll: Data Types Analyzed / Mined (Sep 2008), we see that the top 5 categories are unchanged.

However, comparing the relative growth (% voters who analyzed this data type 2009 relative to 2008), we see increases for almost every data type.

The biggest increases are for

  • music / audio , 696% up
  • other, 412% up
  • XML data 165% up
  • images / video, 127.4% up
  • social network data, 51.6% up
  • email, 51.6% up
  • web clickstream, 51.6% up
The only decrease is in the analysis of spatial data (2D, 3D) - 27% down.

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