Information, Intelligence, Knowledge

Tech Mining

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I have been a reading a book  called Tech Mining. I was planning to write a few blogs after finishing the book. But the whole purpose of my learn log is to (b)log as I learn. So here some information from the first couple of chapters.  According to the authors, various types of Technology Analyses […]

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Fluid Intelligence

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What is Intelligence? There are several definitions. Here are a couple of them. Intelligence is the ability to comprehend; to understand and profit from experience. Intelligence is effectively perceiving, interpreting and responding to the environment. I would suggest a slight modification to the first definition. Change "experience" to "information and experience". The definition page (search […]

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Google Page Creator

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The pieces are falling in place one by one. An online database, a portal, a page creator, a blog hosting service. What will be next? A wiki? Backed by a set of APIs the elements required to build online applications, websites and portals are taking shape at Google. I had some difficulties in creating a […]

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Brainlets

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I love this name. Whoever came up with this is a genius. Here is a brief description of the Semantic Web Brainlet This brainlet contains information about papers, events, conferences and ideas surrounding the Semantic Web initiative. If something is missing, maybe your totally interesting paper that was however rejected, just add it and share […]

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Context Search – Some Ideas

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I talked about An Amazing Search Engine, Contextual Search and More Contextual Search in my previous blogs. In all these cases, the search engine takes on the burden of deriving the context from the hints you provide. How about the searchers doing some work, themselves? What if I can do searches like this: person: Tim […]

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Context Searching

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Today I came across an announcement from DocSoft. “Element” unleashes the power of structured data within a company’s repository. With Element as a plug-n-play addition to a company’s network, users will be able to search for stored data across the network “smarter,” thus more efficiently. Element indexes XML-originated documents according to each tag or “element,” […]

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Web Data Extraction, XPath and XQuery

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In his article on Semantic Screenscraping, Jon Udell talks about how to integrate information from the web using XPath as a tool for scraping web pages and integrating them with open APIs like the Google Map API. Regular expressions once dominated my screenscraping code. Now XPath expressions do. Screenscraping is becoming more declarative, more query-like. […]