Patent Number: 8,880,532

Title: Interestingness of data

Abstract: Provided are techniques for analyzing fields. Statistical metrics for each field in a data set are received. A general interestingness index is generated for each field using one or more combination functions that aggregate standardized interestingness sub-indexes. One or more fields are identified as interesting for further analysis using the general interestingness index. One or more expert recommendations for field transformations are constructed for the identified one or more fields.

Inventors: Shyr; Jing-Yun (Naperville, IL), Spisic; Damir (Chicago, IL), Wright; Raymond (Evanston, IL), Xu; Jing (Xian, CN), Zhang; Xueying (Xi'an, CN)

Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation

International Classification: G06F 7/00 (20060101); G06F 17/30 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-04 0:00:00