Semantic Enrichment

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What is this article about? This paragraph? This phrase? A common thread that we see with publishers concerns the task of making the content of an article, chapter or blog post understandable not just to a human being, but to a computer. This process, known as content enrichment, involves adding enough annotative metadata to a […]

Using a Custom Facet to Aggregate Values

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MarkLogic’s Search API makes it easy to create search facets–all you need to do is declare an index on a specific element, then add an option to your search request specifying that the element should be used as a facet. However, sometimes this standard approach is not good enough and you need to create a […]

Is this the start of e-Textbooks?

“Is this the start of e-textbooks?” It was 2006 and I was in a production meeting with the head of our college textbooks division. She had just passed around the new Sony ebook reader and we were trying to decide if this was the device that would start the transition from print to electronic textbooks. […]