Get Smart

June 10, 2015  
 Posted in metadata, News, semantic

Semantics makes a practical tool for analyzing and filtering the massive quantities of big data. The capability of semantics to deal with a wide variety of data types and apply reasoning techniques is what makes it special. Learn how to turn big data into smart data at the Smart Data Conference in San Jose, CA on […]

The New Normal

June 10, 2015  
 Posted in News, search, semantic

The search engines of today are so powerful and so common that we assume that searches will provide our desired results in a matter of seconds. If we are forced to wait a few more seconds than normal, it feels archaic and clunky. Speed in search is important. Businesses acknowledge the importance of search to […]

Proper Semantics

June 9, 2015  
 Posted in News, semantic

Someone (maybe your soul mate, best friend, or sister) who knows you well enough to finish your sentences for you has a semantic understanding of you. Even the most average of people understand context and know what you’re trying to say. However, once in a while, you meet someone with no talent for filling in those […]

Standardizing Artificial Intelligence

June 8, 2015  
 Posted in News, Standards

There are standards for everything, or at least there should be. Now there is a world standard for capturing and conveying the knowledge that robots possess. This interesting subject came from Scientific Computing in their article, “Ontology for Automatons: Standard Knowledge for Robots.” An ontology for automatons was crafted by a working group of 166 experts. […]

Smoke and Mirrors

June 2, 2015  
 Posted in News, semantic

John Weathington, President and CEO of Excellent Management Systems, looks fondly at the mystique of artificial intelligence. This interesting information came to us from DATAVERSITY in their article, “Crowdsourcing Artificial Intelligence.” He elaborated that leaders often take an egocentric view of the world, relying myopically on their internal capabilities for advanced analytics. However, he believes that […]

Smart Data Reveals Value

May 29, 2015  
 Posted in metadata, News, semantic

Data’s future lies in just how smart it is. The properties of smart data are necessary for the massive quantities of big data and the variety of data types. For instance, unstructured data can have different needs for integration than structured. Smart data can handle that. This interesting news came to us from DATAVERSITY in their […]

Partnering in Research

May 26, 2015  
 Posted in News, reference

The UC Davis University Library and the California Digital Library are leading a new project to help define the future of open access to scholarship. The Davis Enterprise brought this information to us in their article, “UCD gets grant to look at open access to published research.” “Pay It Forward: Investigating a Sustainable Model of Open […]

Intelligence, Real and Artificial

May 25, 2015  
 Posted in News, semantic

Terminology can be confusing. Semantic technology, natural language processing, machine learning, and artificial intelligence are often used together and sometimes interchangeably. This interesting information came from DATAVERSITY in their article, “A Look Into the Future of Machine Learning.” Artificial intelligence attempts to understand how our brain accomplishes what seem to us as menial tasks. There have […]

Forward Thinking Technology

May 22, 2015  
 Posted in News, semantic, Technology

Tom Simonite recently shared this in the MIT Technology Review: “Many of the devices around us may soon acquire powerful new abilities to understand images and video, thanks to hardware designed for the machine-learning technique called deep learning. Companies like Google have made breakthroughs in image and face recognition through deep learning, using giant data […]

Semantic Service

May 22, 2015  
 Posted in News, semantic

Service oriented architecture (SOA) is a design approach based on distinct pieces of software providing application functionality as services to other applications via a protocol. It operates independently of any vendor, product, or technology. This interesting topic came from DATAVERSITY in their blog post, “Semantic SOA makes Sense!” Service catalogs strive to make management easier, but how do application […]

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