Sofia 3 : five million experts at your fingertips – interview with the wizard behind this prodigy

Presans is proud to announce the new version of Sofia (presans.com/x-search), the search engine and management tool for international experts. Sofia 3 is both more accurate and more relevant: Comprehensive coverage of global expertise, over 5 million experts identified, as well as their relationships. Search scientific and academic experts as well as startups. Innovative search features. Because searching for an expert isn’t the same as searching for a web page, the new version of Sofia allows to search by similarity, working relationships, communities of interest, etc. Fabien Coulon took the time to discuss this important milestone with us. Can you tell us about yourself? Fabien: After my Computer Science PhD, I worked at startup called Linterweb on a search engine.

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PRESANS participates in the third IC3K

PRESANS will participate in the third IC3K, held in Paris (France) from the 26th to the 29th of October 2011. About IC3K The IC3K is the International Conference on Knowledge Discovery, Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management. The purpose of the IC3K is to bring together researchers, engineers and practitioners on the areas of Knowledge Discovery, Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management. IC3K is composed of three co-located conferences, each specialized in at least one of the aforementioned main knowledge areas. Participation of PRESANS PRESANS being an active computer science player in the fields of knowledge discovery, engineering and management, I have been invited to give a talk at the round table entitled: “Innovative approaches and future challenges of knowledge discovery, knowledge engineering

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PRESANS partners with the “24h of Innovation”

On the 28th of October 2011, PRESANS partners with the 24h of Innovation. 24h to innovate An international challenge based on the stimulating 24h format to develop creative, artistic and innovative concepts of products, services, new applications… for companies, labs, associations, entrepreneurship…. Many other activities (artistic, musicals, sportive…) are planned during and after the 24h so that the participants enjoy a lively atmosphere and the beautiful Basque country! With Whom? An open event for all creative people (creators, innovators, researchers, artists, students, teachers, consultants, freelances, employees…) and institutions (companies, labs, associations…). The teams are composed of students from school or universities from France or all over the world as well as professionals, inventor, developer, project manager, coach, consultant… They will

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PRESANS: selected to participate in the Grenoble Innovation Fair

On the 20th and 21st of October, PRESANS will be presenting X-Search at the Grenoble Innovation Fair. About the Grenoble Innovation Fair The Grenoble Innovation Fair is a European forum for innovation-oriented startups, laboratories, and industry. For its third edition Grenoble Innovation Fair is broadening its scope to cover more new or emerging innovations in Europe, welcoming 150 start-ups and laboratories in an exhibition space dedicated to networking with industry and technology demonstrations. More than 1,500 people from all over Europe will be taking part in GIF11 to : Develop their innovation networks Identify opportunities for collaboration Discover unsuspected sources of innovation PRESANS will present X-Search PRESANS was selected by the organizers to present X-Search, the Worldwide Expert Search Engine.

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One Million Experts on X-Search!

PRESANS has launched X-Search (presans.com/x-search), the first Worldwide Expert Search Engine less than 3 months ago. It took us a while to go through all the awesome comments and feedback you sent us. We read them all and today, we have great news to announce: more, more and more! Access one million of experts worldwide for free! PRESANS is proud to announce that X-Search, has recently reached 1 000 000 (one million) experts in base. This is an amazing progression since the launch of the of the tool in February 2011. The expert database behind X-Search covers most European countries, including France, England and Germany. Worldwide! We have been claiming that X-Search is worldwide, and then we put a temporary

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X-Search, worldwide expert search engine

On the 18th of January 2011, PRESANS introduces X-Search (x-search.presans.com), worldwide expert search engine. (1) X-Search crawls tens of millions of scientific sources (scientific literature, patents, research center websites etc.). (2) X-Search indexes and structure the information into expert profiles. (3) Sending a query from X-Search search bar returns a list of potential most qualified experts. X-Search mines the web for millions of experts Millions of experts exist in the world; most of them leave tracks on the web through scientific literature, patents, research center corporate websites, blogs, forums etc. X-Search, PRESANS Expert Search Engine technology allows automatically building network of Expert (expertise mapping). The “crawling module” constantly crawls tens of millions of these scientific sources to collect relevant information.

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Interview of Victor Granatstein, who was selected by PRESANS and earned 12 000 € for writing a review on microwaves!

PRESANS was recently chosen by a company in the Defense sector to identify an expert in the world able to write a review on high-power microwaves. PRESANS, has developed a novel approach, leveraging a proprietary Expert Search Engine, to find experts. Victor Granatstein, professor at the University of Maryland (USA) was identified by PRESANS and earned 12 000€ for writing a 40 page report on this topic he knows perfectly. Victor is glad to share his experience of PRESANS with us: Could you please tell us a little bit about yourself? I am a professor of electrical engineering at the University of Maryland where I have been leading research on high power microwave sources and applications. One area of study

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