This book describes how to use the iKnow semantic analysis engine to access and analyze unstructured data. Commonly, unstructured data consists of a large number of text sources, such as a collection of newspaper articles or a collection of doctors’ notes. You load this text data into iKnow, and then use iKnow to retrieve meaningful information. iKnow operates on data loaded from source texts; it does not modify source texts. iKnow can perform semantic analysis on texts in Dutch (nl), English (en), French (fr), German (de), Japanese (ja), Portuguese (pt), Russian (ru), Spanish (es), Swedish (sv), and Ukrainian (uk).
The book addresses a number of topics:
This book also describes iFind
, an SQL facility for performing text search operations.