An announcement was recently made that “Expert System, the leading provider of semantic software that searches, discovers, classifies and interprets text information, announced that it has been awarded a patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for its Cogito® semantic platform. The patent, ‘Method and systems for automatically extracting relationships between concepts included in a text,’ safeguards Cogito, which relies on deep linguistic analysis and semantic disambiguation of text to ensure a complete understanding of a text without the use of statistics or keyword based technologies.”

The announcement continues, “Customers choose Expert System’s Cogito software to gain insight and intelligence from documents, websites and information streams residing inside or outside the corporate firewall. Using Cogito semantic technologies, organizations can quickly understand information in context, using this knowledge to drive knowledge management deployments to address critical business requirements including enterprise search, discovery, automated classification, automated self-help solutions, live help desk systems, and more.”

Marco Varone, President, CTO and founder of Expert System stated, “We believe in the effectiveness of semantic technology to provide significant advantages over traditional keyword and statistics based approaches in retrieving and managing the information organizations need to drive business intelligence. This patent supports our ongoing commitment to developing and delivering innovative software and solutions, and we are proud to have this recognition and protection of our unique technology.”

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