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WolframAlpha

computational knowledge engine


http://www.wolframalpha.com/

     
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Launched May 2009
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"It doesn’t scour the Web for data to return the best results. Rather, it ingests data into its own massive databases so that it can run the information through its own constantly-growing set of algorithms to “compute” the answers. These algorithms are based on computer scientist Stephen Wolfram’s Mathematicasoftware." Source



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Wikipedia (EN): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WolframAlpha
Wikipedia (Others): http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/WolframAlpha
     

Other Sources

Eric Schonfeld (2009): Putting Wolfram Alpha To The Test: Not Super-Impressed (But Here Are 50 Invites). Online über die Webseite Techcrunch: URL: http://techcrunch.com/2009/05/15/putting-wolfram-alpha-to-the-test-not-super-impressed-but-here-are-
Dirk Lewandowski (2009): Wolfram Alpha: Faktenmaschine. In: Password, 2009, 6, S. 6-7. Oder: Online über die Homepage der HAW Hamburg - Department Information: URL: http://www.bui.haw-hamburg.de/suchmaschinen-news.html
Wolfram Blog URL: http://blog.wolfram.com/




Created: 2013-01-31