Continued interest in search & analytics blog

It's not year end quite yet, but surprised to see visitors to my blog surge past last years total, going past 8,000 this week. I was invited to write my thoughts on the 'future of search' in the enterprise by 'The Search Network' recently. It will be published in 'Search Insights' early 2020. Search engines... Continue Reading →

Business Analytics Lecture

Enjoyed giving a 3 hour lecture and exercises on text analytics for postgrad students on the Business Analytics MSc at Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen today. Fascinating to see students who have majored in subjects as diverse as Finance, Art, Banking and Psychology - developing dual skills - proactively realising how important programming and analytics... Continue Reading →

Petroleum Data Management Lecture

  Looking forward to giving a lecture on the 29th October 'Text Analytics in the Oil & Gas Industry' for the Petroleum Data Management Graduate Certificate. The online study course is run by Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen, Scotland, UK. more here

The Hidden Codes in Geoscience Text

In Petroleum Geoscience, traces of hydrocarbons are referred to as a 'show' or 'shows'. Thousands of labelled example sentences were used to build a predictive machine classifier (based on word patterns). However, this did not work so well compared to detecting and disambiguating other concepts such as 'mature', 'migration'. This was probably due to the... Continue Reading →

Introducing OpportunityFinder™

OpportunityFinder™ is a first of its kind. A transformative data driven method that revolutionises ideation in Geoscience New Ventures Exploration and Innovation. The algorithm detects potential Hydrocarbon Plays in unstructured text which are not explicitly stated; assisting the Geoscientist to new lines of thought and knowledge which may not have previously been considered. This could... Continue Reading →

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