Simpli.com, Inc. Announces Appointment of Dr. George A. Miller, Professor Emeritus at Princeton University, to Scientific Advisory Board.
PROVIDENCE, R.I.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--October 13, 1999--
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Simpli.com, Inc. is proud to announce the appointment of Dr. George A. Miller George A(rmitage) Miller (February 3, 1920 in Charleston, West Virginia) is a famous professor of psychology at Princeton University. He formerly served as Professor of Psychology at Rockefeller University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and at Harvard University, where he to its scientific advisory board. Dr. Miller, who has been advising Simpli.com since inception, officially begins his role on the scientific advisory board effective immediately. Dr. Miller, a preeminent scientist and one of the best known figures in psychology and linguistics, will be an active member of Simpli.com, Inc., supplying ideas, knowledge and expertise to the ongoing development of its patent-pending Internet search technology, SimpliFind(TM). The addition of Dr. Miller to Simpli.com(TM) reinforces the company's mission of providing users with an intuitive, meaning-based search technology resulting in unparalleled levels of accurate results.
"Of the many applications of WordNet that I have seen, Simpli.com's proprietary technology is by far the best," stated Dr. George A. Miller, Professor Emeritus at Princeton University Princeton University, at Princeton, N.J.; coeducational; chartered 1746, opened 1747, rechartered 1748, called the College of New Jersey until 1896. Schools and Research Facilities
and inventor of WordNet. "The concept of a meaning-based search, coupled with automatic query expansion (information science) query expansion - Adding search terms to a user's search. Query expansion is the process of a search engine adding search terms to a user's weighted search. The intent is to improve precision and/or recall. The additional terms may be taken from a thesaurus. , will dramatically improve the accuracy of search results with minimal effort by the user."
Awarded the National Medal of Science The National Medal of Science is an honor bestowed by the President of the United States to individuals in science and engineering who have made important contributions to the advancement of knowledge in the fields of behavioral and social sciences, biology, chemistry, engineering, from President Bush in 1991, Dr. Miller has spent the past 15 years working on linguistic databases that model abstract semantic webs. This work has culminated with the development of WordNet, a relational semantic network (data) semantic network - A graph consisting of nodes that represent physical or conceptual objects and arcs that describe the relationship between the nodes, resulting in something like a data flow diagram. that models the structure of human linguistic capabilities. Perhaps best known for his research on working memory (the magical number 7 +/- 2), Dr. Miller has authored papers with Noam Chomsky Noun 1. Noam Chomsky - United States linguist whose theory of generative grammar redefined the field of linguistics (born 1928)
A. Noam Chomsky, Chomsky , written countless books and numerous articles for journals including Psychological Review, Science, and Scientific American Scientific American
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"Dr. Miller brings a wealth of knowledge and intellectual capital to the table and validates our technology as second to none," stated Jeffrey M. Stibel, Chairman and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. of Simpli.com, Inc. "We are honored that Dr. Miller has joined our team--no other Internet search company in the world has the benefit of his counsel."
About Simpli.com, Inc.
Based in Providence, RI, Simpli.com, Inc. (http://www.simpli.com) developed SimpliFind(TM), a patent-pending meaning-based search technology that enables both the casual user and the experienced search professional to be more efficient and effective at web based information retrieval than ever before. Simpli.com(TM) has assembled a team of leading scientists, academic figures and business minds to commercialize a robust Internet search engine rooted in principles of cognitive science, psychology, linguistics, and computer science. Simpli.com has created a technology that allows users to search the Internet in a fast and efficient manner, based on meanings and context rather than keywords, thereby generating precise results while saving the user time and aggravation.