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ALM Enhances the Value of its Content with TEMIS Semantic Technology

15 May 2014

New York, NY– May 15, 2014

– Leading B-to-B Publisher ALM makes its content easier to navigate and exploit thanks to Luxid® Content Enrichment Platform

TEMIS, the leading provider of Semantic Content Enrichment solutions for the Enterprise, today announced it has signed a strategic license and services agreement with ALM, the leading provider of news and business information to the legal and real estate industries.

Headquartered in New York City, ALM is an integrated media company and a trusted provider of news and information to legal and real estate professionals.

With the goal to further increase the value of its content, ALM chose TEMIS’s Luxid® Content Enrichment Platform to provide their online subscribers with a next-generation navigation experience based on semantically enriched content, enabling faceted navigation, extensive linking across data sets, as well as content recommendation and powerful analytics.

“We are looking forward to executing on the advanced capabilities of TEMIS’ Luxid® platform,” said Gene Bishop, Vice President of Technology at ALM. “By applying this technology to our content data workflow, we will be enabling our products with better search and providing our customers with the richest of experiences.”

“We are proud to serve the US leader of legal content with our domain-specific semantic content enrichment platform,” said Guillaume Mazieres, Executive Vice President, North America for TEMIS. “Our powerful technology is able to handle the specific ontologies and complex content structures typical of the legal and real estate domains, where we already have an extensive experience.”

Based on patented and award-winning technologies, Luxid® exploits off-the-shelf extractors called Skill Cartridges® to extract targeted information from unstructured content and semantically enrich it with domain-specific metadata. This enables publishers and media organizations to efficiently package and deliver relevant information to their audience. To semantically enrich its content, ALM will leverage the following key features of TEMIS’s Luxid®:

  • Named entity extraction (People, Organization, Location, Function) from news and case law based on ALM’s taxonomy as well as TEMIS’s off-the-shelf Skill Cartridges®.
  • Extraction of domain-specific entities and relationships such as legal citations (including name of enactment & section number) and legal decisions (including role of each involved
    party, date of decision, and case number).
  • Cross-linking of related content within and across news, case law and books.