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Labeled Data: A Data Type for Handling and Matching Large Data Sets Applied to Business Modeling Using an Activity-Based Costing Approach

Markus van Almsick
Organization: Technische Universiteit Eindhoven
Department: Department of Biomedical Engineering
Hans-Gerlach Woudboer
Organization: Rapid Business Modeling

2004 Wolfram Technology Conference
Conference location

Champaign IL

The processing of two or more data tables from a database or other source is often hampered by incomplete or permuted data entries. To cope with this problem we introduce a new data type with the List-head LabeledData.LabeledData comes with algebraic operations and I/O routines that allow users to match, handle, and process data sets, labels, and values as a whole in a seamless way. We give an application example modeling a small company according to the Activity-Based Costing methodology.

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