The next International Search Summit will take place on 13th May, 2010 at a new venue, The Barbican in London. The speakers and the agenda are yet to be confirmed, but the event will once again focus on issues and … Read More
As of 16th November, it is now possible to register non-Latin domain names, using characters including Chinese, Cyrillic, Greek and Arabic. This development also affects certain languages such as Swedish, which use the Latin alphabet but have additional special characters, … Read More
On a recent trip to the UK, US search marketer and prolific blogger Lee Odden visited the WebCertain offices and the team took the opportunity to get his thoughts on a range of search and Social Media topics.
Here are some of the questions WebCertain posed, along with Lee’s answers.. … Read More
Via the SIGIR FORUM comes this 2006 SIGIR Report that examines current issues and the future of multilingual information access (MLIA) . The report does a critical review of The Quaero Project and similar initiatives. Six sessions and multilingual participants … Read More
WordReference Verb Conjugator (Beta) While looking for an appropriate spanish translation for “information retrieval”, I came across WordReference Verb Conjugator tool. It’s a great tool. It might be an old news but is new to me. A search for “buscar” … Read More
According to Datamonitor, Convera is adding multilingual search capabilities to their technology. Essentially they are using Paris-based Temis’s XeLDA engine into Convera’s Excalibur platform, an indexing and categorization technology. This will include support to the following languages: French German Spanish … Read More
Thanks, Andy for inviting me to contribute to the Search Technology area. Well, since this is my first post, this one is a bit informal. I’ll try to use a reporting style in my next one. —————————— El Nuevo Día … Read More