Seeing the Database Through a Different Lens

Click to learn more about author Greg Nist. I was frustrated. I’d spent two-and-a-half years as a consultant developing software for a state government agency, and I felt like we were running on a treadmill. Our ability to drive the agency forward to more effectively run its operations was being constrained. Constrained not by the […]

Case Study: Semantic Web Ontologies and Geoscience Collaboration Helps the Planet

In the geoscience community, collaboration is critical. Different disciplines — engineering geologists, geochemists, hydrologists — need to share their findings with each other to address big questions about the earth.      Take climate change. What factors contribute to it? What impact will it have? Oceanographers who study the dynamics of oceans do their work individually […]

SciBite Launches CENtree to Revolutionise Ontology Management for Life Sciences Organisations

A new press release states, “SciBite, the award-winning semantic technology company, today announced the launch of CENtree, an innovative, collaborative platform which revolutionises the way Life Sciences organisations manage and release ontologies. Ontologies play a critical role in semantic enrichment, enabling unstructured scientific text to be transformed into clean, contextualised data which can be understood […]

The Semantic Knowledge Graph: A Tribute

Noam Chomsky, the philosopher, cognitive scientist, historian, social critic, and father of modern linguistics, has authored over 1,000 articles and 130 books. The 89-year-old intellectual also has written films and appeared in many documentaries. The substantial work he has done in linguistics and politics has earned him the title of “most cited living author.” Now […]

Expert System Wins SIIA Business Technology CODiE Award

by Angela Guess According to a recent article out of the company, “Expert System, the leader in cognitive technology for the effective management of unstructured information today announced that its Luxid Webstudio was honored as the best Metadata Management Solution of 2016 as part of the 2016 SIIA CODiE Awards.  Additionally, the company’s Cogito solution […]

Semantic Computing in Healthcare

by Angela Guess Jennifer Bresnick recently wrote in Health IT Analytics, “Semantic computing relies on the notion that computers can be “taught” to approach concepts and problems in a similar way to humans.  By linking together certain natural language concepts instead of just solving mathematical equations, computers can make inferences about data sets that might […]

Perceptual Computing and the Human Experience

by Angela Guess Amit Sheth, Pramod Anantharam, and Cory Henson have published a great new article in IEEE Computer, “Semantic, Cognitive, and Perceptual Computing: Paradigms That Shape Human Experience.” In a preprint version of the article, the trio writes, “While the debate about whether AI, robots, or machines will replace humans is raging (among Gates, […]

The Semantic Web Revolution

by Angela Guess Nelson Gonzalez of Declara recently wrote in Forbes, “‘We are moving to the world of the sons of Socrates, where dialogue and guidance are key competencies… a world where the capability to find information and turn it into knowledge at the point-of-need provides the key competitive advantage, where knowing the right people […]

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