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Metavana Mix: Social Complexity, SparkScore Simplicity

by Seth Grimes |

Metavana is a new-on-the-scene semantic-analysis vendor whose core science invokes a supposed universal descriptive pattern, the Maximum Information Principle. MIP, Metavana explains, describes the distribution of galaxy sizes and, as exploited by Metavana’s software, the distribution of multi-term, natural-language “n-plets.” Interesting, but there’s plenty of computational-linguistics and semantic-science mojo in a host of established, competing text and sentiment analysis offerings, developed by smart people. The real question is this one: Does MIP make for great “solutions that…

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Seth Grimes

Seth Grimes helps companies find business value in enterprise data and online information. He consults via Alta Plana Corporation, works as an industry analyst, organizes the Sentiment Analysis Symposium and tweets at @sethgrimes.