Awards

$746K

Using Cyc(R) Tech to Create an Intelligent Web Assistant

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Air Force
Topic: AF99-136
Budget: 11/30/99 - 11/30/01
PI: Douglas B. Lenat

Exploit the techniques and ideas investigated in Phase I (of this effort) to apply Cyc(R) large common sense knowledge base technology toward improving the precision and accuracy of web search assistants. Keyword- and synonym-based web searchers are limited in their ability to locate and integrate relevant documents, as they rely on statistical ...

$92.7K

Using Cyc(R) Tech to Create an Intelligent Web Assistant

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Air Force
Topic: AF99-136
Budget: 04/21/99 - 01/21/00
PI: Douglas B. Lenat

Investigate the use of Cyc(R) large common sense knowledge base technology to improve the precision and accuaracy of web search assistants. Keyword- and synonym-based web searchers are limited in their ability to locate and integrate relevant documents, as they rely on statistical word frequency rather than actual understanding. In contrast, Cyc...