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The Importance of Japanese Readings in Search and More
Japanese is unusual in that a word and its pronunciation are both valid keyword searches. Imagine if you could search in English on “Seezer Salad Resipi” and get recipes for “Caesar salad.” In Japanese you can, because it is written with Chinese ideographs, called kanji, and two phonetic alphabets. The two alphabets (hiragana and katakana) […]Read more
Fuzzy Name Search and Name Matching Presentations in San Francisco
Names connect data points and are frequently the most important piece of information in a document. But unlike common nouns and verbs, they defy standardization, making them an elusive search target. But you can, in just two days, go from “neophyte” to “well-informed” in the realm of fuzzy name searching and matching. Basis Technology’s VP […]Read more
Basis Technology Places in Top Tier of MITRE Name Matching Software Challenge
Rosette Name Indexer earns high honors across all metrics and test sets for multicultural name matching Cambridge—October 11, 2011—Basis Technology today announced its top tier finish in the MITRE Multicultural Person Name Matching Challenge in which 40 teams competed over eight months to accurately find all matching names within a given data set. During the contest, participants […]Read more