Patent Number: 8,788,261

Title: Method and system for analyzing text

Abstract: An apparatus for providing a control input signal for an industrial process or technical system having one or more controllable elements includes elements for generating a semantic space for a text corpus, and elements for generating a norm from one or more reference words or texts, the or each reference word or text being associated with a defined respective value on a scale, and the norm being calculated as a reference point or set of reference points in the semantic space for the or each reference word or text with its associated respective scale value. Elements for reading at least one target word included in the text corpus, elements for predicting a value of a variable associated with the target word based on the semantic space and the norm, and elements for providing the predicted value in a control input signal to the industrial process or technical system. A method for predicting a value of a variable associated with a target word is also disclosed together with an associated system and computer readable medium.

Inventors: Sikstrom; Sverker (Stockholm, SE), Tyrberg; Mattias (Malmo, SE), Hall; Anders (Malmo, SE), Horte; Fredrik (Hollviken, SE), Stenberg; Joakim (Malmo, SE)

Assignee: Saplo AB

International Classification: G06F 17/27 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2022-07-22 0:00:00