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Text Analytics in Enterprise Search

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Text Analytics in Enterprise Search, Daniel Ling, Findwise, Eurocon 2011 from Lucene Revolution on Vimeo.

Text analytics is a large and interesting subject, covering a wide range of topics. In the world of enterprise search however, the usual application of text analytics rarely ranges beyond extracting semi-structured information from the source data. As some of the more advanced concepts in text analytics, such as automatic text categorization, can be easily leveraged to bring a search installation from a search tool to a tool for discovery.

This talk will focus on how Findwise was recently able to combine entity extraction and categorization techniques with full text search in order to generate real business value for our customers. This was accomplished using a mix of technologies and readily available tools, from simple linguistic models to machine learning.

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