Elsevier Upgrades Illumin8

Oct 31, 2008

Elsevier, a publisher of scientific, medical, and technical products and services, announced the newest upgrade to illumin8, a web-based semantic text-mining solution designed to help corporate research professionals answer R&D questions. The product is part of Elsevier's portfolio of advanced information retrieval. Users can enter the phrase they are interested in and the system figures out how to interpret it. Enhanced technology landscaping capabilities provide R&D users with new result types for research projects on specific technology categories. These enhancements operate on illumin8's content store, comprised of Elsevier's premium full-text content, scientific abstracts from 4,000 publishers, millions of patents and 5 billion of Web pages.