The article investigates how linear algebra can recover mathematical information from the electronic messages using the Enron Email Sets in Pennsylvania. It states that a term-by-email matrix has been created to cluster algorithm, which allows one to mine through data and discover meaning. Moreover, nonnegative matrix factorization (NMF) enables one to interpret the resulting factorization in terms of the original problem.
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Chartier, Tim, and Charles Wessell. "A Nonnegative Analysis of Politics." Math Horizons 47.7 (April 2011), 10-13.
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