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topic connections finder

eg. 1. chinese 2. israeli 3. african diamonds
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This is a search engine that gives a chain of described links rather than a single link with a single title per find.

Each search-result will be a chain of links, each link with its text explaining the relevance of the topic.

If you are looking for the connection between Talmudic phrase1 in Aramaic and phrase2 in classical Greek, each result will be a chain of links, showing how phrase1 in Aramaic is connected in the end to phrase2 in Greek.

phrase1 links to -> phraseB1 - which is found in the same text as phrase1 and both are in Aramaic.

phraseB1 links to -> phraseB2 - similar to phraseB1 - but this time found in text7. But in text7 there is phraseC still in Aramaic which links phrase1 to phraseC.

a few steps later we arrive at phrase2 in Greek, after passing through phrases in documents make the connection between the Aramaic and the Greek. QED.

The next result has a different path (a different chain of phrases) that leads from phrase1 to phrase2.

You can supply several phrases, so phrase1 must reach phrase2 by going through several stops on the way. ie. phrase3 and phrase4.

The interface is similar to google search, but with multiple search boxes. It finds connections between topics rather than single documents. So it can point twice to the same link but with a different summary in the chain.

It gives a list of chained paths through documents from one phrase to another. Each document found in the path is summarised with a phrase as well, so the result is similar to a genealogical search.

For example:
LOW: israeli -> israeli digging -> chabad -> prophecy of diamonds -> mention: chinese prosperity -> china diamond import -> mention: african diamonds

HIGH: chinese -> australia kimberly convention -> taiwan expelled from convention -> taiwan largest diamond importer -> israel-taiwan relations -> israel purchasing diamonds from taiwanese businesspeople -> (specific israeli company) -> (specific chinese trader in israeli company)

HIGH: chinese -> india -> indian diamond exporters looking beyond china -> china and hong kong the major market for indian diamond export -> israeli special status for Indian diamond traders -> israeli diamond traders -> (specific company name) -> (specific trader name)

It can cut out casual mentions in advertisements, with the help of a human community of researchers, and special search-words like "-noads"

It can differentiate between fields like "-diff:china,hong- kong,taiwan"

Excluding ads would look something like this:
X chinese -> [ads: chinese diamonds] -> israel's rough diamond exports -> israeli -> african diamonds

X chinese -> red diamonds -> [ads: israeli settelments] -> israeli

This was meant to be an example, not a discussion about the blood diamond and the arms industry, sadly with my country and people's deep involvement.

I'm moving out the rest of what I wrote into an annotation, because it is a discussion about the example, and not about this idea.

As another example, if I wish to find the connection between the originally Arabic phrase written by Maimonides: "And hear the truth from whoever spoke it" with the Greek philosophers' idea that the truth is independent of its speaker.

I start from one text, and through translation reach other similar texts. The chain of resulting phrases (linked to where they came from) is given in each result line.

pashute, Jun 30 2022

Drones Hackers and Mercenaries https://www.youtube...watch?v=MZ60UDys_ZE
[pashute, Jun 30 2022]

wondering why China built the African Union compound https://www.youtube...watch?v=DnaBJhOrpN0
[pashute, Jun 30 2022]

Link of China to Congolese mining https://www.youtube...=_-QDEWwSkP0&t=825s
So now how is Dan Gertler tied to the Chinese? Or is it competition? [pashute, Jun 30 2022]

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       So ... predictive text for investigative journalists?
pertinax, Jun 30 2022
  

       Is this an idea or a rant about blood diamonds? If it's an idea, what is the idea?
Voice, Jun 30 2022
  

       The idea is a search engine that gives a chain of described links rather than a single link with a single title per find.   

       The interface is similar to google search, but with multiple search boxes. It finds connections between topics rather than single documents. So it can point twice to the same link but with a different summary in the chain.
pashute, Jun 30 2022
  

       About the example: In actuality, I had researched this, and found only Chinese competition but few companies and no individual Chinese names.   

       Chinese arms companies are NORINCO arms, AVIC aviation, CETC electronics, CSGC industry, and CSSC ship makers.   

       China built the bugged African Union conference center but otherwise only the Israeli (mostly Russian born Jews) diamond/arms dealers names are known, although China is the second biggest arms dealer in the world, and although the private mercenary armies have become common since the 1990's. See link.
pashute, Jun 30 2022
  

       I don't understand the phrase "a chain of described links" or "a list of chained paths through documents " and your examples aren't helping. Can you rephrase in at least a full, dedicated paragraph?
Voice, Jun 30 2022
  

       Are you asking for a search result consisting of a graphic showing documents as icons, with lines drawn between documents?
Voice, Jun 30 2022
  

       The result will be a chain of links, each link with its text explaining the relevance of the topic.   

       If you are looking for the connection between Talmudic phrase1 in Aramaic and phrase2 - in classical Greek, each result will be a chain of links, showing how phrase1 is connected in the end to phrase2.   

       phrase1 links to -> phraseB1 - which is in the same text as phrase1   

       phraseB1 links to -> phraseB2 - similar to phraseB1 - but this time found in text7. But in text7 there is phraseC which links phrase1 to phraseC.   

       a few steps later we arrive at phrase2. QED.   

       The next result has a different path (a different chain of phrases) that leads from phrase1 to phrase2.   

       You can supply several phrases, so phrase1 must reach phrase2 by going through several stops on the way. ie. phrase3 and phrase4.   

       Please see how I rephrased it at the end of the edited idea.
pashute, Jul 01 2022
  

       I still don't understand this, but have come to the conclusion the reason isn't incoherence in the idea but because of my own lack of facility. Therefore I am awarding a bun.
Voice, Jul 01 2022
  

       A ghostly Borg voice promises that [Voice] will soon be caught and returned to the facility, where security has been tightened, especially on Visiting Wednesdays.
pertinax, Jul 02 2022
  

       //each result will be a chain of links, showing how phrase1 is connected in the end to phrase2//   

       Unless you have a way to give this thing an underlying model of the world (against which it can evaluate the specific type and quality of connections), it sounds as though you're training an AI to construct its own conspiracy theories.   

       I mean, the training set is basically The Internet, isn't it?   

       We obsolescent meatbag-type humans can evaluate things we find on the Internet by comparing them with things we've seen, heard, tried or otherwise experienced while not on the internet. And thus we cling to something that looks to us like sanity.   

       But how will this proposed engine do any comparable evaluation?
pertinax, Jul 02 2022
  
      
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