Extracting Knowledge Base Facts for Entities from Sources such as Wikipedia Titles and Infoboxes

knowledge base facts

There are several patents from Google, both granted patents and pending patent applications, that describe ways that Google might learn about entities and about facts associated with those by extracting knowledge base facts from the web instead of relying upon people submitting information to knowledge bases such as Freebase. We saw Google show off how … Read more Extracting Knowledge Base Facts for Entities from Sources such as Wikipedia Titles and Infoboxes

Did Google acquire Game Maker and Distributor CiiNow?

Google was officially assigned the pending patent applications from CiiNow last Wednesday (August 27, 2014) in a transaction that was reported as being executed at the end of July. From searching through the USPTO, I don’t see any other patents assigned to CiiNow, so that appears to have been all they owned. The USPTO assignments … Read more Did Google acquire Game Maker and Distributor CiiNow?

Identifying Entity Types and the Transfiguration of Search @Google

The World Wide Web is a vast resource for information. At the same time it is extremely distributed. A particular type of data such as restaurant lists may be scattered across thousands of independent information sources in many different formats. In this paper, we consider the problem of extracting a relation for such a data … Read more Identifying Entity Types and the Transfiguration of Search @Google