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Day: May 13, 2002

Applied Semantics Unveils Industry Taxonomies for Auto-Categorization

Applied Semantics, Inc. unveiled the addition of four new taxonomies as extensions to its Auto-Categorizer product. The four taxonomies, supplementing the existing ODP (Open Directory Project) and International Press Telecommunications Council (IPTC) taxonomy portfolio, include: MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) based on the National Library of Medicine’s (NLM) controlled vocabulary thesaurus of more than 20,000 top-level headings used by NLM for indexing articles; the U.S. Department of Labor’s SIC (Standard Industrial Classification System); the UNSPSC (Universal Standard Products and Services Classification), a 13,000-plus category taxonomy for classifying products and services of, for buy- and sell-side catalogs; and an 800-category taxonomy consisting of country codes standardized around the ISO 3166 alpha-2 code schema, enhanced with U.S. states and major U.S. and international cities. These industry-standard taxonomies are “plug-and-play” modules that can be individually licensed to enhance Applied Semantics Auto-Categorizer. www.appliedsemantics.com

Stellent Signs Agreements With Xcelerate & Sogeti USA

Stellent, Inc. announced it has signed integration agreements with Xcelerate and Sogeti USA. These new alliance partners will integrate the Stellent Content Management system with a variety of e-business applications such as portals and EAI solutions. Xcelerate is integrating the Stellent Content Management technology with portals, personalization engines and business integration solutions, such as enterprise application integration systems and Web services. A wholly owned subsidiary of Cap Gemini SA, Sogeti will provide information technology consulting and integration services to Stellent customers locally through its more than 20 offices throughout the United States. www.stellent.com, www.xcelerate.com, www.sogeti-usa.com

Inktomi Announces OEM Search Toolkit with XML Support

Inktomi Corp. announced information retrieval technology for software developers and systems integrators that will provide advanced search functionality within enterprise applications. Built with native XML support, Inktomi Search Toolkit is an OEM solution for extracting relevant data from structured, unstructured and semi-structured content. This new OEM offering will deliver enhanced information retrieval within content-rich applications such as content management, enterprise portal, CRM and commerce solutions. Inktomi Search Toolkit provides the unstructured search functionality of a keyword search engine, such as relevance ranking, natural language search and filtering for various file formats. Additionally, it delivers XQuery-based structured query capabilities that allow sophisticated retrieval functions such as parametric searching and retrieval of content based on a document’s structure. Inktomi Search Toolkit returns results that include references to documents as well as the actual documents or fragments of those documents that contain the precise information requested. Inktomi Search Toolkit is available now. www.inktomi.com/products/toolkit

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