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Search Tool Mines Personal Relationships

At Microsoft's annual TechFest, researchers are given the opportunity to show off their lab projects in a science fair setting. Zaiqing Nie of the Web Search & Mining Group at Microsoft Research Asia demonstrated a project called EntityCube, an English-language version of a popular Chinese project called Renlifang, writes Rob Knies.

The tool collects data and summarizes search queries, information about people, places, products and online tasks. In this case Nie has summarized the search results for Bill Gates.

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