[FRIAM] Sorting Algorithm? AI? Identifying "types" within data

Eric Charles eric.phillip.charles at gmail.com
Thu Jan 12 15:06:39 EST 2023

I don't mind building something, I don't know where to start.

What are some keywords to look for, or some articles to start from?

I'm asking here exactly because neither I, nor the two data scientists who
now ostensibly work for me, seem to be able to figure out where to start at

(Obviously I would have preferred to find that there WAS something
out-of-the-box, I'm happy for anything that is appreciably ahead of
starting-from-scratch, because if that's where we are, it's never
<echarles at american.edu>

On Thu, Jan 12, 2023 at 9:51 AM glen <gepropella at gmail.com> wrote:

> Well, it *is* a "thing". We're doing something very similar on our
> project, classifying patient types. It's just that there's no
> standard/generic/singular way to do it. I get the feeling you're looking
> for some sort of black box process you can blindly apply. And that's not a
> thing. But there's loads of research and methods on how to classify such
> things. Which one will actually work with your data is a question only
> those looking at the data can answer.
> You could anonymize that data and post it here (or wherever) and hold a
> contest to see who gets the best classifier. Offer a $1000 reward. 8^D
> On 1/11/23 18:08, Eric Charles wrote:
> > I'm also trying to do some sort of career classification game,
> originally because I thought it wouldn't be too hard. IF it was possible to
> do the career classification game, it would de facto assist with the
> attrition prediction. But if that just kind of isn't a thing, then I guess
> it isn't a thing <shrug>.
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