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From Robert Muir <>
Subject Re: MoreLikeThisQuery
Date Tue, 16 Mar 2010 14:09:27 GMT
On Tue, Mar 16, 2010 at 10:02 AM, Marvin Humphrey
<> wrote:
> Even very slow ones, eh?  How about one that requires gobs of RAM?

sure, i mean just thinking the algorithm could be prototyped first,
then made fast?

> This idea actually came out of a conversation I had with someone at an San
> Diego Ruby Users meeting who used to work on the OpenCyc classification
> engine.  From what I understand, the Cyc project is an AI project that sits on
> top of a kind of Yahoo directory or DMOZ for words.  Apparently it has a Java
> API and requires several GB of RAM to load.
> His suggestion was to use OpenCyc to classify terms.
> That's similar to what we'd do with topic vectors generated by an indexing
> component, except that the Cyc topic vectors were built laboriously by hand
> rather than using automatic dimension reduction.

at a quick glance, sounds possibly similar to (except it uses wordnet

Robert Muir

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