About Mathijs Creemers

Mathijs has a master in Computer Science with a specialization in Databases. He is currently doing research into Process Mining and how it can interact with Knowledge Management. He teaches the courses Business Intelligence and Database Management

What steps to take when using machine learning for text classification: a case study at a transportation company

The problem

The problem we are addressing originates at a transportation company. When analyzing the results of their shipments, they would like to break this down into categories. For example, how many packages contain clothing and how many contain laptops, and does different content lead to different results during shipment. Instead of having to manually label all these packages, we look for a more efficient solution. The goal of this blog post is to show you the steps we took to solve this problem using machine learning. Steps that can be followed when you undertake your own machine learning projects.

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