Archive for November, 2012

Feature highlight: Complex stems in Salience 5.1

Friday, November 16th, 2012

With every release of Salience, we work to enhance the engine’s ability to extract meaning from the ever-changing landscape of unstructured content. That might sound like a mouthful of marketing mumbo-jumbo, but this is a blog site for developers, so what do I mean by that? What I mean is adding new methods, new techniques, and tweaking existing techniques to handle all kinds of text gracefully, and derive meaning out of the text. One such feature that was added in Salience 5.1 was a new option called Complex Stems. Let’s have a look at how and when you might use this option.


To-may-to, to-mah-to. To Salience it’s all the same

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

Soon after we started releasing support for non-English languages, we started getting questions about what dialects of French or Spanish or Portuguese we were able to analyze. It makes sense, as there are distinct differences within these major languages spoken in different parts of the world. Even in English, you find subtle differences between “American English” and “UK English”. Luckily, for Salience, many of the differences have little impact and those that do can be easily addressed. Let’s look at where these differences appear.


Contacting Lexalytics support services

Thursday, November 1st, 2012

In addition to contacting Lexalytics support services via email at, we have now opened a new channel for contacting us using the Lexalytics support portal at

This blog article will cover using the support portal to create, edit/update, close, and manage tickets.