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Discussion Group – Now Available!

We brought back the forum for discussion of Open Calais API and applications. Please use the top menu  and chose “Discussion Group” and start sharing your thoughts, questions and new ideas! Subscribe to get email alerts. We are keen to hear your feedback!   Ofer Harari    

It's about understanding, (not the keywords…)

We want the automation NLP tools to help us improve search of documents, generate accurate and relevant alerts, help us filter out what is not relevant and quickly find what we need. In other cases also find what we didn’t know we need.   To do that we need the automation to really understand what […]

8 things to know when considering semantic metadata in your platform

1. Yes – semantic metadata is critical to enhance search accuracy and relevance. It is also key to generate relevant alerts on entities , events and topics you care about (issuers in my financial portfolio or people I am tracking, etc). 2. A subject matter experts have to be involved in building metadata extraction platform. Not […]

US Elections

If you are covering the US elections, you may be interested in these events. PoliticalRelationship, VotingResults, PollsResults, PoliticalEndorsement, PersonParty, PersonCommunication, PersonRelation, CandidatePosition, DiplomaticRelations, FamilyRelation Read more in the  user guide  . Register. Ofer Harari

Relevance, Confidence, Score

Relevance: How relevant a company to the news story. A news story can mention sometimes 5 to 10 companies. But mostly the News story is about one or two companies. Those main companies will get high relevance score (80%). Relevance score can be 0% (for example Reuters is mentioned in a News story because it […]

Questions on identity-management in Intelligent Tagging powered by Calais

Here are questions I have been asked, and my response: What types of metadata elements Intelligent Tagging will send back when processing a document? Answer: all metadata types documented (if found in the document), will be provided by Intelligent Tagging.   Who actively uses this service? Answer: Investment Management firms, Hedge funds, Banks, Media Publishers, CRM platforms. […]