Tag Archive for taxonomy

Retrieving and Using Taxonomy Data from DBpedia

DBpedia, as described in the recent semanticweb.com article DBpedia 2014 Announced, is “a crowd-sourced community effort to extract structured information from Wikipedia and make this information available on the Web.” It currently has over 3 billion triples (that is, facts stored using the W3C standard RDF data model) available for use by applications, making it…

AlchemyAPI’s New Face Detection And Recognition API Boosts Entity Information Courtesy Of Its Knowledge Graph

by Jennifer Zaino AlchemyAPI has released its AlchemyVision Face Detection/Recognition API, which, in response to an image file or URI, returns the position, age, gender, and, in the case of celebrities, the identities of the people in the photo and connections to their web sites, DBpedia links and more. According to founder and CEO Elliot…

Edgecase Wants To Help Online Retailers Build A Shoppers’ Discovery Paradise

by Jennifer Zaino Late this summer, adaptive experience company Compare Metrics (see our earlier coverage here) rebranded itself as Edgecase, carrying forward its original vision of creating inspiring online shopping experiences. Edgecase is working on white-label implementations with retail clients such as Crate & Barrel, Wasserstrom, Urban Decay, Golfsmith, Kate Somerville Cosmetics, and Rebecca Minkoff…

Semantic Technology Job: Director of Taxonomy & Info Architecture

KForce (a recruiter) is looking for a director of taxonomy and information architecture. The job duties include: “Oversee ongoing enhancement of our information architecture and the schema, including taxonomy / ontology development. Manage, train, mentor, and recruit a growing team of analysts and QA specialists. Manage multi-stage QA process for verifying the integrity of data…

Semantic Technology Job: Lead BA – Detroit

Netlink is seeking a Lead BA. The position description includes: Preferred Candidate Profile: • Ability to use tools and technologies for gathering requirements, should have good hands on experience in object model. • Excellent knowledge in BPM, UML, OO Concepts and different modelling techniques. • Ability to write effective test cases: -OOAD, RUP, UML, Class…

Alta Plana Takes The Pulse Of Text Analytics

by Jennifer Zaino Seth Grimes, president and principal consultant of Alta Plana Corp. and founding chair of the Sentiment Analysis Symposium, has put together a thorough new report, Text Analytics 2014: User Perspectives on Solutions and Providers. Among the interesting findings of the report is that “growth in text analytics, as a vendor market category,…

AlphaSense’s Advanced Linguistics Search Engine Could Buy Back Time For Financial Analysts To Do More In-Depth Research

by Jennifer Zaino When Raj Neervannan, CTO and co-founder of financial search engine company AlphaSense, thinks about search, he thinks about it “as a killer app that is only growing…..People want answers, not noise. They want to ask more intelligent questions and get to the next level of computer-aided intelligence.” For AlphaSense’s customers – analysts…

Enterprise Search Doesn’t Have To Stink

by Jennifer Zaino There’s one thing that Tom Reamy, chief knowledge architect at KAPS Group, says is a continual refrain among enterprise business users: Search sucks. IT regularly attempts to make things better by buying new search engines and for awhile, everything’s good – until content grows and things start to go downhill again. Enterprise…