Project info for Heceta

Share This Created 11 Jul 2010 at 09:25 UTC by mindcrime.

Homepage: http://code.google.com/p/heceta

Freshmeat page: http://freshmeat.net/projects/heceta

Notes:

Heceta is part of the ScrewPile suite of tools for building intelligent applications. Heceta is a search engine that leverages all of the various bits of information from Neddick, Quoddy, and "Other" to provide better / deeper / more insightful search results than you can get from simple document content analysis. Intranet search in organizations is usually very poor, largely because page-rank type algorithms don't work well due to the lack of links between documents. But by supplementing the content analysis with scoring based on tags, social graph connections, activity-stream information, etc., and applying machine-learning / artificial-intelligence techniques Heceta can do a superior job of locating the knowledge and information a user needs. This is not, by the way, a totally novel idea. It's sometimes referred to as Social Search.

License: Apache License 2.0

This project has the following developers:

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