1. Based on the article by Feldman, Regev, and Gorodetsky (2008), in what ways can improvements in information retrieval techniques support business searches for relevant intelligence in large volumes of textual documents? I think I really got lost reading this article, but from what I gathered the ways that improvements in information retrieval techniques can support business searches for relevant intelligence in large volumes of textual documents are text mining, which is “the combined automated process of analyzing unstructured natural language text in order to discover information and knowledge that typically would be difficult to retrieve directly (i.e. using search queries)” (Feldman, Regev, & Gorodetsky, 2008). Another way is mining the IE which “results can lead to much deeper understanding of the document collection than just utilizing classic search queries” (Feldman, Regev, & Gorodetsky, 2008). The DIAL extraction language is another way, “DIAL is a modular, rule-based language, designed specifically for IE. DIAL enables the user to implement separately
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