Powerset search for Wikipedia articles

Powerset’s goal is to change the way people interact with technology by enabling computers to understand our language. Powerset’s first product is a search and discovery experience for Wikipedia. Powerset’s technology improves the entire search process. In the search box, you can express yourself in keywords, phrases, or simple questions. On the search results page, Powerset gives more accurate results, often answering questions directly, and aggregates information from across multiple articles. Finally, Powerset’s technology follows you into enhanced Wikipedia articles, giving you a better way to quickly digest and navigate content.

Powerset’s technology provides more accurate search results on the page, often answering questions directly and aggregating information from across multiple articles, claims Powerset. Hence it offers a better way to search, digest and navigate content on Wikipedia quickly.

Moreover, Powerset search result pages include features such as Factz, Dossiers, Answers, Semantic Highlighting and Minibrowser. Factz include a compact summary of interesting, and sometimes surprising facts, extracted from pages across Wikipedia on the topic searched. The Dossiers show summarized information found in Freebase and Wikipedia delivering users a quick overview about a topic

Powerset claims it can produce more relevant search results than Google by better reading and “understanding” search queries and Web pages.

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