Researchers mine millions of metaphors through computer-based techniques
Posted March 2, 2009
This technique developed at Stanford University is going to revolutionized text searching. The 'proximity-searching machine-learning" technique have potential applications in CRM databases for financial services, retail, and CPG. Even more interesting is to use this technique for clinical research using patient records in order to link symptoms, diagnoses, and treatment. Also, it has uses for government intelligence gathering.