Google Knowledge Panel Ads

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Knowledge Panel Ads Involve Entity Action Pairings In the start of a patent granted at Google from this past September, Entity-based searching with content selection, we’re told that: Implementations of the systems and methods for entity-based searching with content selection are described herein. The phrase “content selection,” when it appears in Google patents, doesn’t often … Read more

The Early Days of the Semantic Web

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In 2003, a paper titled Semantic Search was published by Ramanathan Guha of IBM, Rob McCool of Knowledge Systems Lab at Stanford University, and Eric Miller of W3C and MIT. Their stated goal in the paper was to take technologies such as web services and the Semantic Web and use them to “improve traditional web … Read more

Searching with Pronouns: What are they? Coreferences in Followup Queries

At Google’s 15th anniversary celebration last summer, shortly after Hummingbird was introduced, Tamar Yehoshua, Google VP of Search, showed us conversational search at Google by first demonstrating a query asking for “pictures of the Eiffel Tower,” and then following up with the query “How tall is It?” In that second query, Google had to not … Read more

Google HowTo Snippets and Cooking with Semantics

Google recently started showing “Howto snippets” in search results, which tend to show the first few steps of some task, and then let you click through to a page to see more. Like the recipes above for things like guacamole: By Nikodem Nijaki (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons They have also published an interesting … Read more