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AI Squares Off Against Fake News

Sep 2, 2019 |

In 2016, “fake news” was the Oxford English Dictionary’s Word of the Year. Thousands upon thousands of fake stories had plagued the internet throughout the U.S. presidential election – some shared millions and millions of times. Read more…

Machine Learning Tool Creates a Paper Trail

Apr 23, 2019 |

The application of AI tools to the shuffling of paperwork—tedious, yet essential—is getting another upgrade with the release of a framework designed to sift through, analyze and organize digital documents and contracts. Read more…

Using Emojis to Boost Sentiment Analysis

Oct 17, 2016 |

The ongoing challenge of extracting knowledge from soaring volumes of unstructured data using text analysis tools and natural language processing technology now includes novel approaches like “emoji analytics” and parsing email threads. Read more…

Cloud-Based Text Analysis Expands Data Sources

Oct 15, 2015 |

A cloud-based text analytics tool unveiled by venture-backed startup Attensity targets both corporate and social text-based data stores.

Attensity, Redwood City, Calif., said this week its “DiscoverNow” text analytics application is integrated with the Informatica Cloud, which among other features is designed to integrate and manage cloud data and applications. Read more…

Data Tools Aid Open Source Intelligence

Dec 9, 2014 |

U.S. intelligence agencies and the military are increasingly leveraging analytics platforms based on machine learning to sift through data sources like social media. In the vernacular of the Pentagon, these efforts are generally referred to as open source intelligence initiatives. Read more…

Gauging Human Emotions at the Stroke of a Key

Aug 22, 2014 |

Indian researchers using text pattern analysis and “keystroke dynamics” claim they have designed a computer program that can accurately recognize a computer user’s emotions. “Depending on the emotion,” the researchers claimed, they accurately recognized and “emotional states” Read more…

Using AI to Combat Terrorism

Feb 14, 2012 |As companies like Digital Reasoning have emphasized in their work with homeland security, understanding how essential data can be difficult to track down without advanced analytics is much more common today as opposed to 10 years ago (before Hadoop... Read more…