text mining, knowledge discovery, text preparation, text processing, text analysis
Library and Information Science | Linguistics
Text mining is the process of analyzing naturally occurring text for the purpose of discovering and capturing semantic information for insertion and storage in what I'll call a Knowledge Organization Structure (KOS) with the ultimate goal of enabling knowledge discovery via either textual or visual access for use in a wide range of significant applications.
Liddy, Elizabeth D., "Text Mining" (2000). School of Information Studies: Faculty Scholarship. 43.