How Google May Annotate Images to Improve Search Results

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How might Google improve on information from sources such as knowledge bases to help them answer search queries? That information may be learned from or inferred from sources outside of those knowledge bases when Google may: Analyze and annotate images Consider other data sources A recent Google patent on this topic defines knowledge bases for … Read more How Google May Annotate Images to Improve Search Results

Google Has Updated Quote Searching to Focus on Videos

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Searching for Quotes has shifted at Google with an Updated Continuation Patent In August of 2017, I wrote the post Google Searching Quotes of Entities. I wrote about the patent Systems and methods for searching quotes of entities using a database. This patent was updated last year (February 2019) with a continuation patent. I like … Read more Google Has Updated Quote Searching to Focus on Videos

User-Specific Knowledge Graphs to Support Queries and Predictions

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A recently granted patent from Google covers supporting querying and predictions. It does this by focusing on user-specific knowledge graphs. Those User Specific Knowledge Graphs can be specific to particular users. Google can use those graphs to provide results in response to one or more queries submitted by the user, and/or to show data that … Read more User-Specific Knowledge Graphs to Support Queries and Predictions

Augmented Search Queries Using Knowledge Graph Information

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What are Augmented Search Queries? Last year, I wrote a post called Quality Scores for Queries: Structured Data, Synthetic Queries, and Augmentation Queries. It told us Google may look at query logs and structured data (table data and schema data) related to a site to create augmentation queries, and test information about searches for those … Read more Augmented Search Queries Using Knowledge Graph Information