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From: Hugh Glaser <hg@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 5 Jun 2009 10:10:24 +0100
To: "giovanni.tummarello@deri.org" <giovanni.tummarello@deri.org>
CC: Chris Wallace <Chris.Wallace@uwe.ac.uk>, Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>, Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>, Ian Millard <icm@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
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On 05/06/2009 04:09, "Giovanni Tummarello" <g.tummarello@gmail.com> wrote:

>>> a New Zealander and a Kiwifruit)
>>> 
>>> throws up a radio station, an animated cartoon and lots of wordnet links to
>>> a
>>> juggle of plumbing but no juice.  No sign of
>>> 
>>> http://dbpedia.org/resource/Kiwi however
>> Ah.
>> We only look at the first n results from Sindice, and clearly kiwi is a
>> popular name.
>> Clicking on the sindice link will show you what we got.
>> However, I see that using "kiwi bird" gives a decent return, so all is not
>> lost.
>> Best
>> Hugh
> 
> 
> we definitely have to improve here, luckly we know what's wrong and
> what's next and its coming. the ranking works decently for some
> entities but less for others.
> 
> a major fix of this hopefully before summer break
> Giovanni
> 
Not sure it needs much "fixing", but I guess things can always be improved.
I can immediately think of 3 or 4 non-bird Kiwi meanings that I would expect
to come above the bird.
It's a great example of why SW/LD helps us, and we can do things like
Kingsley's post.
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