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Wednesday, 6th April 2011

Semantic Search Powers Intellectual Property Research

By Africa S. Hands

From the press release:

LexisNexis, a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions, announced the debut of an innovative new semantic search “brain” for its full complement of intellectual property (IP) research products.

The next-generation semantic search technology identifies the meaning of multiple concepts within a single search query to help users zero in on core concepts faster and make fewer revisions to their search queries.

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Africa S. Hands is an independent librarian with a focus on helping professionals understand and utilise social media and search engines through one-on-one tutorials and small group workshops. Africa tweets (@africahands) on resources of interest to information and higher education professionals.

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