Foster City, CA - November 1, 2011

Rearden Commerce's Senior Applied Scientist to Present Formal Ontology at The Sentiment Analysis Symposium

Rearden Commerce, creator of the Deem™ ecommerce platform, today announced that Adam Pease, Senior Applied Scientist, will present an overview of ontology as it relates to sentiment analysis and content extraction at the Sentiment Analysis Symposium on November 9, 2011 in San Francisco, CA. Mr. Pease, who has worked for over a decade to create the world's largest free, formal ontology, SUMO, is the author of the book Ontology: A Practical Guide. Rearden Commerce is leveraging Mr. Pease's expertise to strengthen the application of semantic technology on its Deem ecommerce platform – to enable people to exchange goods, services and information in the most meaningful manner possible.

  • What: Behind the Curtain speaking engagement: "Formal ontology for sentiment analysis and concept extraction."
  • Who: Adam Pease, Senior Applied Scientist, Rearden Commerce
  • When: Wednesday, November 9 at 2:20pm PT
  • Where: The Sentiment Analysis Symposium: Bently Reserve, 301 Battery Street, San Francisco, CA

The Sentiment Analysis Symposium will highlight critical business needs related to customer experience, marketing, and social-media analytics as well as technologies and trends. The conference bridges technology and business in one of the most exciting applications to emerge in recent years: software that discovers business value in opinions and attitudes in social media, news, and enterprise feedback. Register for the symposium here.

About Adam Pease

Adam Pease has led research in ontology, linguistics, and formal inference, including development of the Suggested Upper Merged Ontology (SUMO), the Controlled English to Logic Translation (CELT) system, and the Sigma knowledge engineering environment. Sharing research under open licenses, in order to achieve the widest possible dissemination and technology transfer, has been a core element of his research program and his products have been downloaded by thousands of people around the world.