Google NGram Viewer

September 27, 2011 at 3:51 pm | Posted in Books, Computers, Humor, Internet, Online services, Web Apps | Leave a comment

Google has once again added a new technology from their labs. The NGram viewer is a way to scan millions of books for the commonality of different words or phrases over time. They’re using the massive library of material they’ve been digitizing as a database.

3 words for example: Computer, mathematics, & electron

In this TED talk, 2 scientists demonstrate how it works and some amusing examples. And why it has value.

The NGram home page

 

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