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Wednesday, October 17 • 5:05pm - 5:45pm
Fundamental Linguistics for Search Applications – Why Are Linguistics Important?

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One important difference between search applications and traditional database applications is the linguistic processing of search engines.

We will explain why linguistics are so important for every search, be it for Solr or Fusion. We will walk through basic approaches - both on the content processing and the query side - and will present search-specific challenges for some of the most important languages based on real world examples.

This allows for providing recommendations on how to successfully deliver a search project where multi-language support is key. Besides methods that are available with open source components, we will give an outlook on integrating commercial linguistic offerings based on a real, multi-language project implementation.

Speakers
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Bastian Mathes

Project Manager / Solution Engineer, Raytion GmbH
Bastian Mathes is a solution engineer and project manager at Raytion focusing on delivering search solutions. He has hands on experience with several open-source and commercial search stacks, NLP Tools and accompanying libraries and components. Bastian delivered search solution in... Read More →
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Christian Vogt

Senior Consultant, VP Service Delivery, Raytion
Christian Vogt is Senior Consultant and VP Service Delivery at Raytion, an internationally operating consultancy for information management focused on enterprise search. . With about 15 years of experience in search-related projects he supports customers transforming business needs... Read More →


Wednesday October 17, 2018 5:05pm - 5:45pm
Drummond East