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What data types you analyzed/mined in the past 12 months?

          

Data types analyzed/mined in the past 12 months [206 voters total]
table data (fixed n. columns) (143) 69.4%
time series (86) 41.7%
itemsets / transactions (67) 32.5%
text (free-form) (53) 25.7%
anonymized data (45) 21.8%
location/geo/mobile data (40) 19.4%
other (29) 14.1%
social network data (26) 12.6%
email (22) 10.7%
web content (21) 10.2%
web clickstream (18) 8.7%
images / video (14) 6.8%
XML data (10) 4.9%
music / audio (7) 3.4%

Gregory PS, Editor:

Compared to 2010 KDnuggets Poll: Data types analyzed/mined , this poll had 43% more respondents.

Data types that most increased in popularity by share of respondents were

  • location/geo/mobile data: 19.4% share in 2011 (not asked in 2010)
  • music / audio: up 63%
  • time series: up 7%

Data types that most decreased in popularity were
  • XML data: down 59%
  • social network data: down 35% (surprisingly)
  • web content: down 23%
The regional breakdown of voters was:
  • US/Canada, 38.8%
  • Europe, 35.4%
  • Asia, 13.1%
  • Latin America, 5.3%
  • Africa/Middle East, 4.4%
  • Australia/NZ, 2.9%

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