Query rewriting operates by carrying out the following steps as 1) Read in a natural language query
and split it into words/tokens.
 Gauri Rao and Dr.S.H.Patel Natural Language Query
Processing in International Journal on Computer Applications in Engineering and Technology and Sciences, 2009.
The incoming query is split to form a tree, which contain patterns found in the natural language query
. Since our main aim is to find the conditions and columns for generating SQL, we are having only two category items.
In addition to the traditional features of web sites (such as Graphical User Interfaces and Hypertext drill down), there are a number of unique intelligent features that are now just starting to be used on web sites: an Animated Conversational Agent, Point & Query, and Natural Language Query
These applications could take the form of FAQs, search engines, knowledge bases with natural language query
front ends, structured dialogue systems or virtual agents.
Subscribers can use the portal's natural language query
system to ask a question in plain English and receive an answer in seconds from thousands of sources, the company says.
The natural language query
generates an SQL query that looks at the categorizations assigned in the data dictionary and does advanced text string searching.
* Information Retrieval: including natural language processing (NLP) for concept-based indexing, natural language query
interface, semantic-based relevance judgment, etc.
Encarta 99 also features a new Natural Language Query
function, which lets you ask questions such as "Who was the first man in space?" This also enables much quicker research.
* Searchable knowledgebases: Lang says Adobe maintains a technical solutions database of almost 5,000 documents that users can search by keyword or by natural language query
, "which works very well for non-techie customers." Lang notes that Adobe tries to keep its knowledgebase as current as possible: "We add and delete new information every night."
Tableau Software has announced it has bought ClearGraph, a high-tech Palo Alto startup that enables smart data discovery and data analysis via natural language query
EasyAsk's products are based on natural language query
capability, which allows visitors to the site to ask questions in the same terms they would use when interacting with a clerk in a store.