text data mining project attractive on resume?
I am on contract for a text data mining project, in terms of technology straight Java, so not so attractive,
Do people prefer chocolat or vanilla ice cream?
This depends on what you're trying to get into. If you are doing contract work through consulting firms, the dreaded Preferred Vendor Program will eat all your good technical experience and simply look for acronyms. If someone is going to read your resume (after you burn through the PVP or if you go through another route), advanced scientific and alg. work looks great.
I'm always impressed by that kind of thing, but I happen to like AI and pattern recognition. To me it shows that the candidate has a logical mind, good problem solving skills, and can really get a sense of what's needed to be done and do it...
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