Fact Extraction And Knowledge Graphs

  • Google’s Related Questions Patent or ‘People Also Ask’ Questions

    … When you search at Google, the answers you receive sometimes now include additional questions, that often have the label above them, “People Also Ask.” I was curious if I might be able to find a patent about these questions, and I saw that they were sometimes referred to as “related questions.” An article at Moz today on the topic…

    Bill Slawski/ SEO by the Sea- 20 readers -
  • 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…

    Bill Slawski/ SEO by the Sea- 15 readers -
  • 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…

    Bill Slawski/ SEO by the Seain Google- 20 readers -
  • 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…

    Bill Slawski/ SEO by the Sea- 27 readers -
  • When Google Started Answering Factual Queries

    … potentially impacts sites offering products and services and information on the Web. A Google patent filed at the US Patent and Trademark Office in March of 2005, shortly before that “Just the Facts” Google blog post, was written when initial work was taking place on a Google Knowledge Graph, and it describes how Google first documented how…

    Bill Slawski/ SEO by the Seain Google- 25 readers -
  • 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…

    Bill Slawski/ SEO by the Sea- 16 readers -
  • 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…

    Bill Slawski/ SEO by the Seain Google- 20 readers -
  • 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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