I have been reading online an ebook at Oreilly's Safari website..
When you search for a word at their site...they display a list
corresponding to each listing,it shows the section where the word has
occured and a link for the same.
Similarly,when you are reading a page...at the bottom of the page..there
is a related additional reading section..listing links from different
This is under the section additional reading...before the list of links..
Safari has identified sections in other books that relate directly to this selection using Self-Organizing Maps (SOM), a type of neural network algorithm. SOM enables us to deliver related sections with higher quality results than traditional query-based approaches allow
How do they do it..What are the technologies used behind the scenes..?
And how are they able to display the content in the same way as in the
Just for curiosity?
Thanks in advance... [ September 13, 2006: Message edited by: A Kumar ]