Tag Archive for semantic search

5 Reasons Developers Should Build Their NLP and Semantic Search Skills

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by Angela Guess Nitin Agrawal recently wrote for Financial Express, “It at times feels magical that Search engines know, with unbelievable accuracy, exactly what you are looking for. This is the result of a heavy investment in NLP [natural language processing] and Semantic technologies. These, along with speech-recognition, have the potential of enabling a future…

Google and the Seismic Shift That’s Happening in Search

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by Angela Guess Chris Holton recently wrote for Business 2 Community, “SEOs and marketers, you better hold on to your keyboards, because Google may be about to fundamentally restructure how its search engine goes about indexing web pages.  If a team of Google researchers has their way, link profiling may become a thing of the…

Capsenta Launches, Delivering Game Changing Innovation to Big Data Market

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Capsenta, Inc., the Smart Data company, today launched its business, built on its patented Ultrawrap™ technology, invented and incubated at UT Austin. Ultrawrap creates a virtualized data platform giving semantic access to all databases, spreadsheets and other data stores. Capsenta’s semantic search capability is…

Diffbot Has Its Own Version of Google’s Knowledge Graph

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by Angela Guess Wired contributor Cade Metz recently wrote, “If you’re listening to a Skrillex song, you can say “What’s his real name?” and your phone will give you his real name. If you open an email asking if you want to see Tomorrowland, you can tap on it and get instant reviews, ratings, and…

Spotify Working on the Next Generation of Music Delivery and Discovery

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by Angela Guess Dan Rowinski recently wrote for ARC, “Spotify is taking all of the trends developed in the age of context and is poised to deliver a truly unique listening experience that—finally—brings the experience of music delivery and discovery into the next generation. Earlier this week, Spotify greatly expanded it product portfolio. Spotify has…

The Internet of Things and the Virtual You

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by Angela Guess Jenny Lee and Hans Tung recently wrote for Fortune, “For years people have been claiming that search is dead, but we still find ourselves on Google looking for a restaurant, searching for the best ski equipment or researching a new company. However, the promise of IoT means never having to search again.…

Off the MARC, Onto Semantic Search and Linked Data in Libraries

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by Angela Guess Writing for Library Journal, Matt Enis recently stated, “To explain the utility of ­semantic search and linked data, Jeff Penka, director of channel and product development for information management solutions provider Zepheira, uses a simple exercise. Type ‘Chevy Chase’ into Google’s search box, and in addition to a list of links, a…

Using VIVO as a Tacit Knowledge Discovery Tool

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by Angela Guess Federico Sancho of ICT Update writes, “Imagine using a regular search engine to look for the Spanish word ‘papa’. The results would be dizzying and cover at least three different connotations of the word: potato, father and pope. This is a typical example of the limitations of searching through non-structured data. Open-source…