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Understanding Re:infer's data structure and permissions

Within the Re:infer platform, data is structured and stored in a hierarchical manner, which comprises of 3 main components - data sources, datasets and organisations. Access to each of these is controlled by strict permissions.

 

Data Sources

 

These are collections of raw unlabelled communications data of a similar type, e.g. all emails from a shared mailbox, or a collection of NPS survey responses (see here for more detail). Individual data sources can be associated with an unlimited number of datasets.


Datasets

 

These are comprised of 1 - 20 data sources (of similar type with similar intended purposes) and the 'model' that you create when you train Re:infer to understand the data in those sources (see here for more detail).


Organisations

 

A permissioned storage area within the platform. Each dataset and data source belongs to a specific organisation, which is designated when they are created (see here for more detail). 


Permissions

 

These are per-user and specific to each organisations that a user belongs to. They can provide access to sensitive data and, depending on the permission, allow users to perform a range of different actions in the platform (see here for more detail).


Overview

 

Each dataset and data source is associated with a specific Organisation, with users requiring permissions in those organisations to be able to work with the data within them. 

 

Datasets in one organisation can be made up of data sources from another organisation. Users will just require permissions in both organisations to view and label the data.

 

The below illustration helps to illustrate the relationship between these components and permissions:


  • In this example, all of the data sources are associated with Organisation A, whilst there are datasets associated with both Organisation A and Organisation B.
  • If a user wanted to access datasets in Organisation A (i.e. 1, 2 or 3), they would require viewing permissions for Organisation A only.
  • But if a user wanted to access datasets in Organisation B (i.e. 4, 5 or 6), they would require viewing permissions for both Organisations A and B, because the data sources are all located in Organisation A.

 

   

Example data structure within Re:infer


Next: Create a Source in the GUI

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