November 25th, 2003

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Product Report: IBM Intelligent Miner for Text

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IBM Intelligent Miner for Text

Product Information

Platform: OS/390, Unix (AIX, Solaris), Windows NT and 2000
Price: not available, contact company (60 day trial available)

Features

  • Turnkey web search CGI system.
  • Robot indexing crawler and toolkit for following links
  • Scalable to very large numbers of documents
  • Language identification for each document
  • Can index field names including metadata tags and XML
  • Indexes HTML, RTF, PDF, MS Word, Excel etc. using converters from INSO.
  • Automatic clustering and/or categorization assignment into defined categories
  • Summarization based on representative text
  • Recognizes special objects such as names, abbreviations and technical terms
  • Full-text search engine with linguistic analysis.
  • Languages are U.S. English, U.K. English, Catalan, Danish, Dutch, German, Swiss German, Spanish, Finnish, French, Canadian French, Icelandic, Italian, Norwegian Bokmal, Norwegian Nynorsk, Portuguese, Russian, Thai and Swedish. Multi-byte language support for Hebrew, Arabic, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Japanese, and Korean. The Text Analysis Tools can only be used with English documents.
  • Supports free-text, Boolean queries, fuzzy matching and synonyms.
  • Java GUI for access and administration.

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Product Report: ICE

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ICE

Product Information

Platform: all (Perl CGI, should work everywhere)

Price: Free for noncommercial use, shareware for commercial use