Professor Ronen Feldman, one of the world’s leading authorities in the field of text-mining as well as co-founder and chief scientist at Digital Trowel, has been selected as one of five finalists to compete for the prestigious 2013 AQR Insight Award.
Defining our own emotions is difficult enough, but now Google is working on a semantic natural language technology that will read emotions and meaning from your internet history so your query returns a dynamic and comprehensive result. Search is no longer about just keywords.
The semantic web is inspiring interest by Fujitsu Ireland and local scientists who are forming a research alliance. Since the semantic web is a collaborative movement led by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), the inclusion of semantic content in web pages seems a natural fit. Computer World UK brought this information to our attention in their article, “Ireland and Fujitsu aim to cash in on semantic web.”
Remember last year when Google released the Knowledge Graph and everyone was buzzing about what that meant for the future of semantic technology? Well, now is the future and how did it affect you?
The 9th International IFIP (International Federation for Information Processing) Workshop on Semantic Web & Web Semantics (SWWS 2013) is being held in conjunction with OnTheMove Federated Conferences (OTM 2013) between September 9–13, 2013 in Graz, Austria.
A database is only as good as the data entered and the search tool being used to explore it. With that in mind, the Energy Department’s Office of Scientific and Technical Information has taken steps to improve their databases by releasing a reference tool that uses semantic search techniques.
Monster has long been associated with recruiting, job search applications and connecting people with job opportunities. They are expanding that reach with the launch of SeeMore in France. SeeMore is a semantic search and workforce analytics recruitment platform. This will be the first of its kind in France.
Ixxus is contributing a new tool that integrates the faceted search capabilities of Apache Solr into Alfresco 4. CMS Critic brought this news to our attention in their article, “New Alfresco Faceted Search by Ixxus Delivers Enhanced Enterprise Content Search.” This new addition will assist Alfresco in fulfilling the ‘Smart Search’ requirements of its 2012 Product Road Map. Other benefits will include enhanced functionality and discoverability using metadata-driven, faceted searching. The new faceted search will greatly improve the discoverability of content and search results.
Vodacom SA has deployed Ontology Services to enhance their service assurance operations. By providing Vodacom with a comprehensive Service Assurance solution for Change Management and Fault Management operations, they can accurately asses the impact of change requests and reduce cross-network impact of ad hoc transmission infrastructure fault management.
A research collaboration is underway between the ICT giant Fujitsu and the Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI) at NUI Galway and it could change the way we look at linked data.