Do companies have to choose speed vs. sophistication?
Tell me more about information extraction. There are two main camps in how to do information extraction. The first camp is the knowledge engineering camp, where structurally derived patterns help you to identify that specific noun phrases should belong to a certain class. The classes would depend on the domain in which that document is living. If we’re talking about the intelligence domain, then the classes of entities you’d be interested in would be people, organizations, weapons, things like this. Relationships would be … family relationships, people who served together in the army, two people who talked on the phone. In order to develop those entities and relationships in the knowledge engineering approach, you have to define patterns for each entity and for each relationship. You do it usually if you have a very good development environment, and [ClearForest] has had such an environment for six years, which we continue to enhance and add more features to all the time. The second