Tamr’s Data Prep Platform Gains U.S. Patent

A new approach for integrating large numbers of data sources using a combination of machine learning techniques along with human expertise has earned U.S. patent protection.

Data preparation specialist Tamr Inc. said Thursday (Feb. 9) the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has awarded a patent (US9,542,412) covering its “data unification” platform. The company’s machine learning approach is used to prepare data from multiple sources by “normalizing, cleaning, integrating, and de-duplicating” data sources.

Author: George Leopold


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