Cluster Analysis – Is it Really Useful for Literature Discovery?

Cluster analysis – grouping similar objects together – is frequently used in data analysis and visualization. I’ve been seeing various types of clustering used for finding relevant documents more and more, both for visualizing document sets (essentially providing a landscape for the user to explore) and for finding related documents (essentially “more like this”). But, these [...]

2017-03-28T16:14:28+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Artificial Intelligence, Informational|

Quertle: Honored as a Top 50 AI Blog

Feedspot named Quertle’s blog – yes, the very site you are reading now – as one of the top 50 blogs for artificial intelligence (AI). You may note the lovely badge we now proudly display on the right! […]

2017-03-28T16:10:42+00:00 March 12th, 2017|Artificial Intelligence, News|

Watson Cancelled at MD Anderson: No Surprise

The flap about IBM Watson’s Oncology Expert Advisor at MD Anderson is causing quite a stir.  A Forbes article called the benching of Watson a “setback for artificial intelligence in medicine”.  MD Anderson’s business process issues aside, the failure of Watson to meet its goals was neither a setback for AI nor a surprise.  Here’s why. [...]

2017-03-28T16:08:58+00:00 February 27th, 2017|Artificial Intelligence, Informational|