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   RE: [xml-dev] More on ontolgies and/or PageRank (tm)

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At least the gaming has finally been noticed. 
I don't dismiss PageRank because it is a neat 
approach to bottom-up indexing, but without 
some vetting and classification of the content 
being linked itself, the value is statistical 
and easily fooled.  Anyway, it points out the 
problems of using search as a semantic web 

I liked this comment from "jeremy":

"The act of Google trying to "understand" the web caused the web itself to

Fits nicely with the feedback mediated adaptation 
case made in the Beyond Ontologies thread.  Perhaps 
the really non-linear aspects of the system will 
be investigated.


From: Mike Champion [mailto:mc@xegesis.org]


"Google buys search engine - PageRank(tm) RIP?"

[Typical overstated Reg headline, and it features 
Andrew Orlowski's obligatory blogger-taunting, but the
article is closely related to recent discussions here.

'Google isn't too proud to acquire external search
technologies, and earlier this year bought Applied
Semantics for its CIRCA ontology, which "understands,
organizes, and extracts knowledge from websites and
information repositories in a way that mimics human
thought". '

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