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The creation of real-world Artificial Intelligence (AI) applications is dependent on leveraging a large volume of commonsense knowledge. Simple semantic interpretation tasks such as understanding that if ‘A is married to B’ then ‘A is the spouse of B’ or that ‘car, vehicle, auto’ have very similar meanings are examples of semantic approximation operations/inferences that… » read more

  Posted by SSIX - Social Sentiment Indices powered by X-Scores

Following the multilingual approach for Sentiment Analysis described previously, today the SSIX Project is pleased to announce the public release of two important pieces of software in our machine translation chain. We are opensourcing two new clients to programmatically access some features of the GeoFluent API: GeoFluent Java Client GeoFluent Python Client Both software components… » read more

  Posted by SSIX - Social Sentiment Indices powered by X-Scores

Guest blog post by Dr. Maikel Pellens, senior researcher in the Research Department “Economics of Innovation and Industrial Dynamics” at the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) in Germany.   The commercialisation of research is one of the bottlenecks in European science and innovation policy. The economic impact of the billions of euros invested in… » read more

  Posted by The Guest Blog

Democracy and Public Space Debate about the European public sphere, the open space where news is disseminated and debated in the EU, can sometimes seem quite esoteric. Why then have academics and European politicians been so concerned about it? Because the concept is closely linked to some of the most burning questions about the EU,… » read more

  Posted by Fritz Groothues

Guest blog post by Nick Stringer, Chair of the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance (EDAA). Amid the recent (and continuing) redrawing of the European data privacy landscape, it is of crucial importance for the digital economy that the freedom to deliver advertising matched to the interests and preferences of people (otherwise known as online behavioural… » read more

  Posted by The Guest Blog

This article is the first part from a short series of articles about investment and trading using SSIX social sentiment data. As social networks become more and more part of our daily life, an increasing volume of comments and opinions covering a huge variety of topics are shared every second. Considering that social networks are… » read more

  Posted by SSIX - Social Sentiment Indices powered by X-Scores

At the beginning of December, ACEA organised its second passenger car conference entitled ‘Smart cars: Driven by data’. Our first car conference, held two years ago, gave a broad overview of the benefits and implications of the connected car. ACEA’s second car event proved to be an excellent opportunity to zoom in on what is… » read more

  Posted by Secretary General of the European Automobile Manufacturers' Association (ACEA)

On the 16th of November, the Allegro Group Public Policy Team attended the inaugural EU Public Affairs Awards (EuroPAwards). The EuroPAwards celebrates Brussels Public Policy and it acknowledges the successes of public affairs professionals and consultancies in this sphere. The awards span various sectors and categories (“Outstanding Contribution”, “Promising Newcomer”, “In house team of the… » read more

  Posted by The eCommerce Blog - by Allegro Group

Guest blog post by Franc Bogovic MEP. Today more than 4.5 million young people are unemployed in the EU, with peaks of more than 40% in some countries. For the near future some specific drivers of job creation can be identified in Europe, such as the ICT sector boom and the transition to more sustainable… » read more

  Posted by The Guest Blog

Guest blog post by Lise Fuhr, Director General of ETNO The European Commission has recently launched a transformation path towards a Gigabit Society, aiming to have each and every European citizen benefit from a full digital empowerment by 2025. This means to empower citizens to access new, innovative services and products – ranging from connected… » read more

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Guest blog post by Matthias Kurth, Cable Europe I think it must be the mathematician in me that finds a linear equation so appealing. The simplicity and clarity of an “x+y=z”. It’s not always a given in policy and politics, when we’re as often dealing with nuance and opinion as with a nice clean cause-and-effect… » read more

  Posted by The Guest Blog

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