R&D in a booming field
With the growth of the Internet, millions of texts produced day to day in the realms of science, mass media, business etc. can be accessed online in real-time. A booming new branch of research and business deals with harvesting this data mine and developing practical applications.
In the EU-project LivingKnowledge (2009-2012), SORA participated in cutting edge applied research in digital IE („Information Extraction“). The project „Trendminer“ funded by the European Commission (2011-2014) plugged into the success of LivingKnowledge and targeted automated analysis of multilingual data in the Web 2.0.
SORA coordinates development of applications in campaigning
The Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz (DFKI) is one of the world’s most renowned institute in the field of innovative software technologies and coordinated Trendminer. SORA provided in its expertise in textual analysis as well is its practical experience in political research and campaign consulting and in the context of the project lead the work package on development of applications in political trendmining.
At the pulse of trends
The data produced minute by minute from formal newswires to informal platforms such as Twitter grows exponentially and is a sensitive barometer of political and economic trends. The challenge of „Trendminer“: cluster and sort these multi-lingual and often colloquial data, summarize it and analyze such aspects as time series and attitudes.
- Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz (DFKI)
- School of Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) at the University of Southampton
- Natural Language Processing (NLP) group at the University of Sheffield
- Internet Memory Foundation (IM), Amsterdam and Paris
- Ontotext (Bulgarien, USA)
- Eurokleis s.r.l. (Italien)
- Hardik Fintrade Pvt. Ltd. (HFPL, India)
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