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Tools, Implementations and Products

Knowledge Extraction Technology (KET) is implemented as a set of tools (we call it "KETools"). They are programs written in different languages and making together a consistent tool kit for creation of numerous data analysis architectures and to support the knowledge extraction paradigm (see principles in "Technology" and "White Paper" sections).

KET Modules

The basis of the tool kit consists of 800+ modules. Each module is designed to support a particular step in KET processing. Because of their functional autonomy, modules can be used not only in applications built on KET ideology, but also sometimes as add-ons to enhance many other applications. For this reason, KET is licensing its modules to software development companies interested in efficient incorporation of AI features into their products. See details on modules and their licensing in "Modules" section below.

KET API

Functions in KET modules can be called in a conventional procedural way. However, a more efficient way is to use KET API that supports calls in two scripting languages: Knowledge Extraction Language (KEL) and SELFF. They are explained in "API" section (see below). Here, we will only mention that API (especially KEL) allows efficient use of KET capabilities with minimal knowledge of KET architecture and without any knowledge of its internal calling conventions.

Analytical Servers

Some modules of KET have server capabilities (*see details in "Servers" section). It is especially convenient in for implementation of architectures based on distributed computation. 

Derivative products

A typical analysis project ends up with a discovery of a dependence pattern, which can be presented in a descriptive way or implemented as a program. In the latter case, the client can easily execute the pattern for prediction, early warning, simulation, monitoring, etc. KET tool kit contains programs that facilitate transformation of patterns into specialized applications. It must be clear that the resulting applications are distinct from KET modules themselves, they are derivatives from a specific data analysis. See details in the section "Derivatives".

Other Parts of KET Tool kit

To finish a brief description of KET's "physical substance", we will point out that several additional parts of KET not mentioned above also play important role in its architecture.

They are: language interpreters supporting KEL and SELFF, special generic scripts in these languages called "knowledge elements" and meta-utilities (schemas, templates and programs) that facilitate the building architectural schemas under the KET paradigm.

Go to sections below to review different types of tools and products

Modules:
Libraries to support KET-type  functionality
API:
KET application programming interface
 
Servers:
KET analytical server utilities
 
Derivatives:
Products, which are derivatives from KET analysis
 

 

  New Feature !!

A new KET module was introduced recently to support interaction with "Mathematica 8" system.

 

  News !!

KET, LLC joined BioMed Content Group, Inc. in initiative of using AI agents to facilitate work of physicians and educators.

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