SPSS revamps line of analytic software
- By Patrick Marshall
- Apr 14, 2009
SPSS Inc. has introduced new versions of its Clementine Modeler data-mining application, as well as its Text Mining for Clementine text-analytics software, and rebranded them under a new portfolio. That portfolio is Predictive Analytics Software (PASW), and includes all of SPSS' predictive analytics products.
Among the new features in PASW Modeler 13 are automated data preparation and a commenting tool. The new version also offers auto cluster, which selects the best cluster algorithm for a dataset, and complete integrations with PASW Statistics.
PASW Text Analytics' new features include prebuilt text analysis packages that deliver out-of-the-box functionality. The new application also offers a variety of natural language processing techniques, such as multilingual sentiment extraction and semantic classification to better analyze opinions and categorize any unstructured data, such as surveys or Web 2.0 data.
Patrick Marshall is a freelance technology writer for GCN.