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© TOVEK, spol. s r.o. 2007
Tools for discovering information hidden in textual data
Tomáš Vejlupekpresident & founder of Tovek
Founded in Czech Republic in 1993
Find, understand and utilize Information
Verity / Autonomy partner since 1993
i2 channel partner since 1998
Products: Tovek Tools, Tovek Server
Customers: Intelligence & Investigation community (public, private)
Partner in Romania: Eastland Consulting
Explanation of our objectivesTo find information
To understand information
To utilize information
Presentation of selected featuresTo create a picture of a case
To monitor information about the case
Brief products descriptionTovek Tools
80% of information is unstructured. Imagine it as an iceberg!
Using only basic tools, you can see only small part of it.
If you can see the whole, you can become frustrated by inability to see what is inside.
1st objective is to FIND
What information is available ?
Make it searchable by the most advanced technology designed for analysts.
Reduce time for searching information!
2nd objective is to UNDERSTAND
What knowledge can be extracted?
Use tools for content & context analyses applicable in multiple languages.
Reduce time for analyses!
3rd objective is to UTILISE
What knowledge can be easily shared?
Use knowledge mapping tools applicable for information profiling.
Reduce time for dissemination.
Typical use cases
To create the picture of a case1. To use different search features to find relevant
information from different sources.2. To use content analysis to identify relevant facts
(entities) and characteristics (attributes).3. To use context analysis to identify relevant
relationships (links). 4. To use connection to Analyst‘s Notebook to create or
enrich the picture.
To monitor information about the case1. To create a profile for filtering the information and for
highlighting relevant context. 2. To do periodic (batch) search or real-time profiling for
personalized dissemination of new information.
1. Retrieving information
2. Content analysis
3. Context analysis
5. Setting up the profile
6. Alerting and delivering
Tovek ToolsSet of desktop applications for advanced search
and analyses of textual (unstructured) information.
Tovek Server to automatically and in real-time index and profile
content of different information sources (file system, database records, intranet / internet sites, e-mail, news feeds, etc.),
to shares the indexes with Tovek Tools users,
to provide search and profiling services for we web users or other applications.
Index Manager: index local data (files, Outlook, ODBC) and provides connection to remote indexes.
Tovek Agent: run different type of queries, to organize and view results, and to create different type of reports.
Query Editor: create structured queries (topics) using all possibilities of powerful Verity Query Language.
Tovek InfoRating: run a set of queries against a set documents to perform context analyses and to display its results.
Tovek Harvester: analyze concepts (significant group of words) in selected documents and their trends.
Tovek & Autonomy products
Web client or web service
Remote search Remote search
© TOVEK, spol. s r.o. 2007
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Track, Organize, Visualize & Explore information to turn it into a useful Knowledge