Intelligent Document Processing

A Context-Aware Approach to Entity Linking

A technical paper by Veselin Stoyanov and James Mayfield; Tan Xu and Douglas W. Oard; Dawn Lawrie; Tim Oates and Tim Finin. Entity linking refers to the task of assigning mentions in documents to their corresponding knowledge base entities. Entity linking is a central step in knowledge base population. Current entity linking systems do not explicitly model the discourse context in which the communication occurs.

Update on our COVID-19 AI and Data Research Project

Update on our COVID-19 AI and Data Research Project This is the promised update on our COVID-19 AI and data research project. Just over two months ago, Synaptiq organized a few of its data scientists and outside researchers into a voluntary project related to COVID-19 data. We presented our early work in a webcast with…

How is AI Bringing About a Fundamental Transformation in Healthcare Today?

How is AI Bringing About a Fundamental Transformation in Healthcare Today? A fundamental transformation in healthcare was well underway when the COVID-19 pandemic struck. According to The Lancet Digital Health study from 2019, “deep learning offers considerable promise for medical diagnostics”. Then the rapidity of the spread of COVID-19, and the disease’s unique ability to…

Connecting Deep Neural Networks with Symbolic Knowledge

Arjun Kumar and Tim Oates Abstract—Neural networks have attracted significant interest in recent years due to their exceptional performance in various domains ranging from natural language processing to image identification and classification. Modern deep neural networks demonstrate state-of-the-art results in complex tasks such as epileptic seizure detection [1] and time series classification [2]. The internal…

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Enabling a Remote Workforce with Intelligent Automation

Almost overnight, any company that could enabled remote workforces in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. For many, this meant initiating or accelerating plans to launch video conferencing capabilities, cloud storage solutions, and secure VPNs. Many, too, found renewed enthusiasm for projects related to intelligent automation, systems used to streamline aggregating, extracting, and analyzing information. Prior…