30 May, 2014
Big Data Landscape CategoryData Mining
CEODonald Michie (founder)
Orange is a set of software-based tools for mining data that facilitates exploration, discovery and analysis. With machine learning and simple data visualization components built into its interface, Orange is accessible to data engineer and lay user alike.
Founder: Donald Michie
1997: Work begins on Orange in the Artificial Intelligence lab at the University of Ljubljana
1999: Orange becomes a Python module, exclusively
2002: Orange’ first flexible graphic UI built
2005: Data analysis extensions created
2012: Object hierarchy replaces modular structure
2013: Orange 2.7 released
Orange is a product of the Laboratory of Bioinformatics at the University of Ljubljana in Ljubljana, Slovenia.