WorldWideScience receives warm welcome at the UN

WorldWideScience is a global science gateway that combines national and international scientific databases into a search engine. From a single search form, a scientist, researcher, or curious citizen can search over fifty databases in English and now 22 multilingual sources (with translation to the searcher’s native language) and seven multimedia sources. WorldWideScience is the brainchild […]

Reminiscing on a 12-Year Partnership with OSTI

This afternoon, I put aside an hour from yet another hectic day to read Dr. Walter Warnick’s article, “Federated Search as a Transformational Technology Enabling Knowledge Discovery: the Role of WorldWideScience.org.” This article by Dr. Warnick–or Walt to me–presents a wonderful overview of OSTI’s mission dating all the way back to 1947. OSTI (Department of Energy […]

Breaking Down the Language Barriers

It was an honor to attend and for my company to have played a key role in the launch of multilingual WorldWideScience.org in Helsinki this past June 11th. Beginning more than three years ago, the R&D effort that ultimately resulted in the launch of our ground-breaking multilingual federated search capability involved plenty of hard work […]

No Alternative to Federated Search

[ Editor’s note: This article first appeared in the OSTI Blog and then in the Federated Search Blog. Dr. Walt Warnick, Director of the Office of Scientific and Technical Information, part of DOE, and Sol Lederman co-authored the article. For some important search applications there is no alternative to federated.] Discovery services have begun to […]

NFAIS on Multilingual Search

Abe Lederman, our company President recently presented on Multilingual Search at the NFAIS conference yesterday.  His talk, entitled “Federated Search: Breaking Down the Language Barrier” addressed the development of translation tools on the web, and how Deep Web Technologies is supporting to organizations find and deliver the most relevant results, regardless of language. The presentation […]

The Multilingual Search that Google Imagines

Earlier this year, Deep Web Technologies announced the development of a multilingual translation capability.  Since then, we’ve been talking with a number of people regarding this groundbreaking service that will be released in 2010.  Don DePalma, Chief Research Officer at Common Sense Advisory wrote a post on the 17th of December about this feature.  Please […]