• The Android Revenue Rocket and Gravity

    Updated: 2011-05-30 06:44:19
    The Android blast off has been spectacular. In the span of 24 months, Android is everywhere. Poor Apple. Although the company is rolling in dough, its mobile market share has been kicked to the curb by Googzilla. Everything Apple did as an innovator has migrated to the Googleplex. With mobile search accounting for a significant [...]

  • Quote from the Google on UX, Not Advertising

    Updated: 2011-05-30 06:09:43
    Quote to note: I am equally skeptical about pundit pronouncements and big search company explanations. Combine the two and there is an opportunity for mischief and misunderstanding. First, navigate to “Google Denies ‘Freeze’ on Manual Search Controls.” The story reports that a pundit asserted one thing and the giant company counter asserted the opposite. In [...]

  • The Analytics Path: Search Sits at the Kerb

    Updated: 2011-05-30 06:07:52
    According to the Technology Review article “The Future of Analytics” IBM is working on the next generation of Analytics technology and has set out of develop technology that can handle the massive amounts of data. The team led by Chid Apte: “is developing algorithms and other techniques that can extract meaning from data, and it [...]

  • Idera Has a New SharePoint Diagnostic Tool

    Updated: 2011-05-30 06:02:53
    Any SharePoint 2010 developer will tell you that the collective content program has its issues.  SharePoint solutions companies have diagnostic software that monitors SharePoint, ensuring that it is working correctly.  “Idera Announces SharePoint Diagnostic Manager v2.5” released a diagnostic tool to keep SharePoint running at peak efficiency. SharePoint diagnostic manager™ 2.5. SharePoint diagnostic manager provides [...]

  • Entrepreneurship Revealed

    Updated: 2011-05-29 15:09:44
    No more of that start up stuff for the goose. We had a couple of lucky breaks, and I learned one big thing from my Internet start up antics. Not surprisingly, my single learning is not the focus of Discover the Patterns of “Successful Internet Startup in the Startup Genome Report.” The write up is [...]

  • Open Source to the Enterprise

    Updated: 2011-05-29 06:11:44
    The technology world is constantly changing and while some concepts catch on and are embraced easily by the public, others take a little longer to win over the crowd. When it first entered onto the scene many people were uneasy about taking a chance on open source but the technology is catching on. According to [...]

  • Amazon and Billboard Go Gaga

    Updated: 2011-05-29 06:08:59
    Short honk: Navigate to “How Many Millions Did Amazon Lose on Two Days of 99 Cent Lady Gaga Sales?” Anything missing from the analysis: Here’s the math: For every unit it sells at 99 cents, Amazon will lose about $7.40, according to Billboard’s calculation. At $7.40 per unit and 430,000 units (10,000 shaved off total [...]

  • Open Source Meets the Cloud

    Updated: 2011-05-29 06:07:25
    Open source software has become a popular choice for many enterprises. Costs savings, flexibility as well as complete creative control are just a few of the coveted benefits. Cloud computing continues to expand and in many instances the two technologies have crossed paths. According to the InfoWorld.com article “Why the Cloud Can’t Be Separated From [...]

  • Improving Relevance By Improving Explanations

    Updated: 2011-05-29 02:17:28
    One of the key metrics for any search engine is relevance. A metric of relevance estimates essentially how useful the result was if one could divine the intentions of the searcher. However, it is quite possible that the search results...

  • Canto Announces Major Upgrade to Cumulus 8.5

    Updated: 2011-05-28 06:33:55
    Canto Cumulus created quite a buzz with the announcement of its new release, Cumulus 8.5. According to the Global Print Monitor article “Canto Cumulus 8.5 Introduces World Metadata, Improved Workflow and Easier Administration,” new features offer, according to the write up: “Native support for metadata in more than 20 languages, and improvements that make automated [...]

  • Interface Curmudgeons versus Gestures

    Updated: 2011-05-26 20:49:23
    Natural Language Processing and Text Analytics

  • Searching for Correlated Time Series

    Updated: 2011-05-26 13:05:41
    Google recently launched a new labs tool called Google Correlate. Given some data (either via a search term you enter or from data you upload), the system ranks all queries (in what I assume is a subset of the entire...

  • Zanran - A Search Engine for Graphs

    Updated: 2011-05-26 03:44:17
    I've been having fun with a new search engine for graphs call Zanran. Zanran crawls the web and classifies content in a number of formats including PDF, excel, html and image. Resources that it classifies as either graphical presentations of...

  • Data Wrangler - for Wrangling Data

    Updated: 2011-05-24 03:26:13
    Data Wrangler is a cross between a wrapper creation system and a table understanding system from Stanford Visualization Group. Take a look at the video. Wrangler Demo Video from Stanford Visualization Group on Vimeo. HT : Eytan

  • Content owners don't care about metadata

    Updated: 2011-05-19 07:29:38
    Enterprise Search The business and technology of corporate search Home About Archives Subscribe Sixty guys named Sarah Main May 19, 2011 Content owners don't care about metadata Or do they Our recent post about Booz Company's men named Sarah highlights just how important good metadata can be in order to provide a great search experience for employees and . customers One of our customers who spoke at the recent ESS 2011 in New York provided some great insights into the problems organizations have getting employee content creators to include good metadata with their . documents During the ESS talk , they report that content owners don't really seem motivated when asked to help improve the overall intranet site by improving document metadata . However and this is a big one when a sub-site

  • Terminology: poly-structured data, databases, and DBMS

    Updated: 2011-05-17 14:16:06
    My recent argument that the common terms “unstructured data” and “semi-structured data” are misnomers, and that a word like “multi-” or “poly-structured”* would be better, seems to have been well-received. But which is it — “multi-” or “poly-”? *Everybody seems to like “poly-structured” better when it has a hyphen in it — including me. The [...]

  • The Text Analytics Summit needs to be replaced

    Updated: 2011-05-13 01:17:34
    I wasn’t asked to moderate a panel at the Text Analytics Summit because the guy running it — NOT Seth Grimes — didn’t feel “comfortable” with me doing so. (I wanted real discussion; Ezra evidently just wanted to buy off sponsors and partners with marketing-opportunity slots.) I also wasn’t given a press pass.* (Although uninterested [...]

  • How to Shop for Free Online – Security Analysis of Cashier-as-a-Service Based Web Stores Microsoft

    Updated: 2011-05-09 19:28:21
    Share this page Live Favorites Digg del.icio.us Twitter Newsvine Facebook Videos Projects Publications People Downloads Home Our Research Connections Careers Worldwide Labs Research Areas Research Groups The Buxton Collection Explore the history of interactive devices Publications How to Shop for Free Online – Security Analysis of Cashier-as-a-Service Based Web Stores How to Shop for Free Online – Security Analysis of Cashier-as-a-Service Based Web Stores Rui Wang , Shuo Chen , XiaoFeng Wang , and Shaz Qadeer May 2011 Web applications increasingly integrate third-party services . The integration introduces new security challenges due to the complexity for an application to coordinate its internal states with those of the component services and the web client across the Internet . In

  • Towards a theory model for product search

    Updated: 2011-05-09 19:28:09
    SIGN IN SIGN UP Towards a theory model for product search Full : Text PDF Buy this Article Authors : Beibei Li New York University , New York , NY , USA Anindya Ghose New York University , New York , NY , USA Panagiotis G . Ipeirotis New York University , New York , NY , USA Published : in Proceeding WWW 11 Proceedings of the 20th international conference on World wide web ACM New York , NY USA 2011 table of contents ISBN : 978-1-4503-0632-4 doi 10.1145 1963405.1963453 2011 Article Bibliometrics Downloads 6 Weeks 0 Downloads 12 Months 0 Citation Count : 0 Tools and Resources Buy this Article Request Permissions TOC : Service Email RSS Save to Binder Export : Formats BibTeX EndNote ACM Ref : Share : Tags algorithms consumer surplus economics economics experimentation information search and

  • google-refine Google Refine a power tool for working with messy data formerly Freebase Gridworks Goo

    Updated: 2011-05-07 19:20:15
    , My favorites Sign in google-refine Google Refine , a power tool for working with messy data formerly Freebase Gridworks Project Home Downloads Wiki Issues Source Summary Updates People Project Information Activity High Project feeds Code license New BSD License Labels Freebase ETL OpenData DataCleansing Google Members dfhu . gmail.com stefano.mazzocchi dfhu . google.com stefa . google.com 3 committers 12 contributors Featured Wiki pages DocumentationForDevelopers DocumentationForUsers GettingStarted Show all Links Blogs Google Refine Blog External links Screencasts Freebase Groups Mailing List Developers List Google Refine is a power tool for working with messy data , cleaning it up , transforming it from one format into another , extending it with web services , and linking it to

  • eDiscovery, meet Crowd

    Updated: 2011-05-06 20:58:01
    Once upon a time, I had a job that included looking through boxes of documents that were supposedly related to environmental litigation, but were generally (a) unrelated, (b) dusty and (c) mind-numbingly dull. Earlier this year, as I looked back on those dark days, it seemed to me that crowdsourcing would be a great tool [...]

  • ChungMinCheng

    Updated: 2011-05-05 07:18:00
    Information Retrieval Wiki : Search Login FrontPage RecentChanges FindPage HelpContents ChungMinCheng Immutable Page Show Changes Get Info More : Actions Show Raw Text Show Print View Delete Cache Attachments Check Spelling Show Like Pages Show Local Site Map Rename Page Delete Page ChungMinCheng Education Background University of Glasgow M.Sc in Information Technology , School of Computing Science , Scotland , UK Fu-Jen Catholic University B.BA in Information Management , College of Management , Taiwan Personal Details I am Chung-Min Cheng , from Taipei City , Taiwan . I was the master student in the University of Glasgow and conducted the project which supervised by Dr.Ounis and Dr.Macdonald during 2009 to 2010. My academic interests include software engineering , programming ,

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