Fact Extraction And Knowledge Graphs

  • Entities in the Google Knowledge Graph Search API for Google

    … The Google Knowledge Graph Search API on a query for Google shows the following Entities and results scores for them. I thought they were diverse enough to be interesting and worth sharing. A couple of the ones listed seem odd, such as the Indian Action movie. “Thuppakki” and the Town in Kansas,”Topeka.” We are told by Google that “Results…

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  • Google Patents Context Vectors to Improve Search

    …. It then goes on to provide a possible solution to this problem, with a “data extraction tool” capable of providing many of the benefits of both search engines and directories, without the drawbacks that this patent points out. Is this The Google Search Engine with RankBrain Inside? A search engine based on a data extraction tool like the one described…

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  • The Evolution of Search

    … I just returned from a few days in Las Vegas and the Pubcon Conference. I had the chance to see some great presentations and talk to a number of interesting folks, and the company that I am the Director of Search Marketing at, Go Fish Digital won a US Search Award for Best Use of Search for Travel/Leisure, for a campaign we did for Reston Limo. I wanted to share my presentation from the conference here as well. If you have any questions, please let me know. Related …

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  • When Google Started Answering Factual Queries

    … The Web is filled with factual information, and Search on the web has been going through changes to try to take advantage of all of the data found there. Mainstream search engines, such as Google, Bing, and Yahoo, traditionally haven’t given us simple and short answers to our queries; instead showing us a list of Web pages (often historically…

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  • How Google Decide Which Images to Show For Entities in Knowledge Panels

    Google has been showing Knowledge panels in response to queries where Google recognizes an entity within that query, and Google has collected enough information about that entity for it to display a knowledge panel about the entity. I’ve written about these knowledge panels before in the posts, How Google Decides What To Know In Knowledge Graph Results, and in Google’s Knowledge Cards.

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  • Open Data Commons Opportunities

    …, Ecosystems, Education, Energy, Finance, Health, Local Government, Manufacturing, Ocean, Public Safety, Science & Research. There’s some interesting discussion of Licensing, openness of data, and attribution in a blog post from the Open Knowledge Blog, titled Open Data: Openness and Licensing. There’s a lot more information available than just…

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  • Google on Crawling the Web of Data

    … an infobox like this one. Take-Aways This type of pattern-matching and extraction of facts is part of how Google uses the Web as a database of information. By extracting facts and storing them in a data repository, like Google’s knowledge graph, it makes those facts available as direct answers. Summary Article Name Google on Crawling the Web of Data…

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  • How Google was Corroborating Facts for Direct Answers

    … have been referring to such answers as “direct answers.” Google answering a direct question with a factual answer. A patent granted to Google this week describes how Google indexes data across the web, and may look to a large collection of facts (in a fact repository such as a knowledge graph) to check upon and verify such answers, so that it can…

    Bill Slawski/ SEO by the Seain Google How To's- 14 readers -
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