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From Paulo Avelar <>
Subject Re: Semantic Search research?
Date Tue, 31 Aug 2010 03:37:05 GMT
but if you find out, please let us know.
It sounds very interesting.

On Sun, Aug 1, 2010 at 8:29 AM, adasal <> wrote:
> Does anyone on the list know about the nature of this research or
> collaboration:-
> A search engine based on '25 years of cutting edge research from the Indian
> Institutes of Technology, the University of Delhi, the Massachusetts
> Institute of Technology, Harvard University, and the University of
> California at Berkeley'?
> It uses an algorithms described this way:
> '... distributed electronic semantic intelligence (DESI) algorithms and our
> word-sense disambiguation extraction technologies can automatically identify
> the referential "meanings" embedded in various search terms.'
> From this description I can't get a handle on what the technology might be
> that would be different to something obvious, that the referential meanings
> in search terms would be important in disambiguating them, and using them
> can form the basis for grouping search results.
> This puts the emphasis on the disambiguation of the search terms which is a
> different strategy to clustering on the basis of what topics returned
> documents contain.
> In short, my question is whether anyone knows of research in this area that
> might fit the description in quotes?
> I am aware of projects like SireN. Does anyone have any hints on how this
> and known approaches may contrast?
> Adam Saltiel

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