Today we are officially releasing the jQuery tagging menu plugin on GitHub.
The Idilia Tagging Menu jQuery plugin enables assigning word senses to one or more consecutive words (e.g., a search query, a document) in a web application. The sense for each word is selected from Idilia’s Language Graph. The menus are generated using either the kb/tagging_menu or the kb/sense_menu APis.
In addition, the plugin exposes two additional jQuery plugins for animating a single word sense menu and a for animating a sense card.
The tagging menu plugin is installable from bower or can be downloaded from GitHub.
We are rolling out today several enhancements to our API and services:
- Support for automatic addition of markup from schema.org when using the Sense Analysis tag API. See Idilia Adds Support for Schema.org Markup for more information on this unique feature.
- Our Language Graph adds new external references to Freebase and the New York Times topics. We also add geo-location data. Both changes can be seen when looking at nodes such as San_Francisco/N1 or Barack_Obama/N1. These changes are also visible in the Sense Mapping Demo.
- The Sense Analysis disambiguate API can now handle multiple documents in a single request. All documents are processed in parallel. This feature makes it easy to submit a collection of documents (e.g., tweets) and analyze them together once processed.
- Finally, we’re continuously improving our alpha-Keyword Generator with a specific focus on negative keyword generation. You are welcomed to try this latest version and send us feedback.
Idilia is announcing today an enhancement of its “tag” service to automatically add schema.org markup to web pages.
This markup for web pages identifies the entities in a web page. It is used by all major search engines to filter results or improve their presentation (e.g., search snippets).
Search engines are starting a transition from keyword search to entity search (e.g,. Google’s recent Hummingbird release). Publishers now have a strong incentive to add entity markup to their content: It is better displayed and returned on relevant searches which can drive up their page rankings.
Idilia’s “tag” service is able to automatically add the schema.org markup to web pages. Entities are recognized using the Sense Analysis service and markup is added to link the entity to its corresponding Wikipedia page. Search engines are capable of associating the Wikipedia link to the entity in the search query and highlight the marked-up page.
For example the text:
<p>The Rolling Stones released their latest album yesterday.</p>
generates the markup:
<p><span itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Organization" sameAs="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Rolling_Stones"/> The Rolling Stones </span> released their latest album yesterday.</p>
As can be seen this uniquely identifies for search engines the entity amongst its other possible interpretations by associating it with a link to its well-known Wikipedia page. (For other possible interpretations — song, album, book —, see The_Rolling_Stones in our Language Graph.)
Idilia is announcing today a service for content owners to link their content into its Language Graph. This allows publishers to extend the mappings already provided by Idilia such as Wikipedia, Twitter, etc. with mappings to their properties.
Content-enriched documents proposing infocards automatically benefit from the new mappings: When a mapping is available, a publisher’s icon appears to redirect the reader to the relevant page on the publisher’s website.
With mappings in place publishers can also use the Sense Analysis service to automatically tag documents with links to their content.
The mappings are made available to all applications using Idilia’s Language Graph APIs.
For more information, please refer to Creating Language Graph Mappings.