Text processing

Words Can Be a Lifelong Career

By |July 24th, 2017|News, reference, Text processing|Comments Off on Words Can Be a Lifelong Career

A 76-year old lexicographer continues working with his passion of the English language and all the intricacies that come along with it. He compiles […]

Making Better Use of Data

By |June 21st, 2016|News, Text processing|Comments Off on Making Better Use of Data

Pre-processing and indexing data in one operation with the new add-on for Splunk creates new performance and ergonomic value for users. This interesting information came […]

To Cap or Not to Cap?

By |May 18th, 2015|Access Insights, Featured, Term lists, Text processing|Comments Off on To Cap or Not to Cap?

Every once in a while, the issue of capitalization in taxonomies and thesauri pops up. Some of us in taxonomy land believe that it does make a difference what capitalization (versus lower case) style you use. We just don’t necessarily agree what that style should be.

Font Awareness

Shelf Awareness is a Web-based resource for readers and those in the book trade. It was brought my attention by Marilyn Dahl, Shelf Awareness’s book review editor. (Full disclosure, Marilyn is my cousin.) I bring this wonderful resource to your attention for a variety of reasons not the least of which is their free email newsletter service for readers and one for professionals in the book trade. Twice a week I get an email containing reviews of a wide variety of new, recent, and sometimes classic, fiction and nonfiction works.

You Cannot Classify Unless You Connect

By |October 4th, 2010|Featured, indexing, Taxonomy, Text processing|Comments Off on You Cannot Classify Unless You Connect

October 4, 2010 — One of the facts of classification and indexing is that one has to have access to the content. Most users […]

Microsoft and Its Taxonomy of Intents

By |July 19th, 2010|Access Insights, Featured, Text processing|Comments Off on Microsoft and Its Taxonomy of Intents

July 19, 2010 — Xiaosin Yin and Sarthak Shah wrote a paper published in April 2010, “Building Taxonomy of Web Search Intents for Name […]

Yahoo and Popularity Driven News

July 6, 2010 — Access Innovations, the sponsor of this post, is in the indexing and classification business. Humans have grouped events, people, and information […]

Semantic Taxonomy Induction

By |July 1st, 2010|Access Insights, News, semantic, Text processing|Comments Off on Semantic Taxonomy Induction

“Semantic Taxonomy Induction from Heterogeneous Evidence” became available in 2006. It was one of the first presentations of a method that is apparently becoming increasingly important at a certain large Web search company.

World Congress 2011 Focuses on Data Mining and Machine Learning

World Congress 2011 - The Frontiers in Intelligent Data and Signal Analysis looks at data mining in this age of data overload.

Indexing: Chopping Logic

By |June 4th, 2010|Access Insights, News, Text processing|Comments Off on Indexing: Chopping Logic

June 4, 2010 – The Nieman Journalism Lab’s “Aggregators, Curators, and Indexers: There’s a Difference and It Matters” makes a great deal of sense. […]