Magic Leap and Their Augmented Reality Semantic Robots

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The temptation was to write this blog post mostly in pictures since it’s about visual representations of things, based sometimes on a combination of objects that were understood using object recognition, and virtual semantic images superimposed on those learned from a knowledge base. Google Ventures and a couple of partners funded the company Magic Leap … Read more Magic Leap and Their Augmented Reality Semantic Robots

Featured Snippets: Extracting Text from Pages Citations

This is the last post in a series about Google’s International patent application Natural Language Search Results for Intent Queries. This section was inspired by the citations list at the end of a paper used by the listed inventors as a provisional patent, that preceded that patent. The paper was Scalable Attribute-Value Extraction from Semi-Structured … Read more Featured Snippets: Extracting Text from Pages Citations

Featured Snippets: Extracting Answers from Web Pages

I’ve been writing recently about a patent from Google on Featured Snippets, and how Google might take those from authoritative sources, using an intent template process (“what are the symptoms for [measles, flu, athlete’s foot,ebola]”) to include many direct answer responses to natural language queries, while also showing keyword-based search results. The patent doesn’t tell … Read more Featured Snippets: Extracting Answers from Web Pages

Featured Snippets – Using Query Intent Templates to Identify Answers

Almost a year ago, Search Engine Land published an article titled Google Search OneBox Answers Are Getting More Detailed. Search Engine Land has been referring to question-answering type results as Featured Snippets, since they don’t seem to follow the normal rules of search results that return documents matching keywords in a query. Instead, they were … Read more Featured Snippets – Using Query Intent Templates to Identify Answers

Featured Snippets – Taken from Authority Websites

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Answers from Authority Websites Part One of this series – Featured Snippets “Natural Language Search Results For Intent Queries” One of the most important parts of the “Natural Language Search Results for Intent Queries” patent application is how it describes both queries and search results as being in “natural language.” By natural language, it means … Read more Featured Snippets – Taken from Authority Websites