Reuters wil de wereld taggen

February 8, 2008

Reuters lanceert API Open Calais. Dit is een belangrijke stap in de evolutie naar het semantisch web. Iedere developer kan insturen en krijgt metadata terug – helaas voorlopig enkel voor Engelstalige documenten.

“The API does a semantic markup on unstructured HTML documents – recognizing people, places, companies, and events.”

“Currently the API is free for both commercial and non-commercial use and Reuters says it is prepared to scale for a massive concurrent demand”

“The Calais API is another big win for top-down semantic web technologies. Using a mix of natural language processing, AI techniques, and a massive databases, Reuters’ solution extracts important bits of information from raw HTML pages.”

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