Money Money Money

April 21, 2015  
 Posted in News, ontology

There are few people who don’t have interest of some level in money. Whether you want more, need more, or just don’t know how to manage what do you have, money can cause many strong emotions. Where does it come from? Why it is that certain physical tokens can function as money and others cannot. What is money made from?

Everybody in the Pool

February 4, 2015  
 Posted in News, ontology, semantic

Semantic Web Company recently announced the launch of PoolParty Semantic Suite Version 5. This taxonomy management and knowledge graph management software platform includes support for ontology management, custom schema management, enhanced entity extraction, linked data harvesting, Web crawling, and auto-classification in enterprise systems such as SharePoint, Confluence, Drupal and more.

Defining Ontologies

January 23, 2015  
 Posted in News, ontology

Developing a taxonomy or classification system organized into conceptually similar categories can help users gain a better understanding of the taxonomy subject area. Likewise, an ontology can provide insights into relationships that go beyond grouping of similar concepts. In the case of the recent Time magazine thesaurus showing the relationships of various famous people for 2014, it really is more of an ontology identifying the relationships and correlations. To create a useful ontology, there needs to be a way to evaluate the quality of knowledge model.

Internship Opportunity Available

December 4, 2014  
 Posted in News, ontology

To be as helpful as possible to those in the fields of taxonomy, indexing, ontology, etc., we are sharing career opportunities that we find with our readers. Even if you are not in the market for a career move, it is always good to stay on top of what is available and how the fields are evolving.

The Navy Has Big Plans

July 8, 2014  
 Posted in News, ontology, Technology

Apparently, the Navy has plans to create a big data ecosystem that will allow for advancements in analytics.

Ontology-Based Software Aiding in Treating Diabetes

June 5, 2014  
 Posted in Autoindexing, indexing, News, ontology

Arab Open University’s (AOU) branch in Oman has developed software for detection and risk assessment of diabetes and other related diseases. This software is ontology driven known as Decision Support System. It was developed as part of the Research Council (TRC) Open Research Grant program. AOU was awarded this project in 2012.

Language Comes into the Future

January 27, 2014  
 Posted in News, reference, Technology

The Oxford English Dictionary is progressing towards a third edition with over 619,000 words compiled between its binding. To compile a dictionary of nearly every word in the English language was an endeavor typical of Victorian times. This mammoth-sized task resulted in the first installment emerging in 1884 with its contents “A to Ant.”

Ontologies Strengthen Data

October 31, 2013  
 Posted in News, ontology

User profiles play an important role in information retrieval systems. This “revelation” came from a software engineer study, but really, is it a big surprise?

Ontologies Ensure Results

July 5, 2013  
 Posted in News, ontology

Attivio recently released Version 3.5 of Active Intelligence Engine (AIE). This recent version features a new Ontology Module and event-driven visualization capabilities that allow analysts to monitor the status of larger, multi-node systems.

Retrieving Images with Ontologies

June 28, 2013  
 Posted in indexing, News, ontology

Medical imagery can be as helpful as medical information. Searching for them may be a little different though. Researchers at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH are building a large-scale medical image retrieval system for consumers using a medical ontology.

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