Relationships between Search Entities

When I talk about, or write about entities, it’s normally in the context of specific people, places, or things. Google was granted a patent recently which discusses a different type of entity, in a more narrow manner. These entities are referred to as “search entities”, and the patent uses them to predict probabilities and understand … Read more Relationships between Search Entities

How Google May Substitute Query Terms with Co-Occurrence

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But I’m a substitute for another guy I look pretty tall but my heels are high The simple things you see are all complicated I look pretty young, but I’m just backdated, yeah – Peter Townsend When you search at Google, how easy is it to find what you’re looking for? Do you search again, … Read more How Google May Substitute Query Terms with Co-Occurrence

Are You Experienced? Google Patents Social Experience Cards

Google published a patent application this week that details the user card interface Google is using for applications such as Google Now. The “invention” described in the patent enables people to share the things they want to experience, or experiences that they have gone through. The patent filing is a detailed walkthrough of how a … Read more Are You Experienced? Google Patents Social Experience Cards