London, UK - 20 January 2022 - Yewno, a leading global provider of artificial intelligence solutions, today announces that the University of Edinburgh has adopted their Yewno Discover platform. Edinburgh is the first university in Scotland to offer Yewno Discover through their university library.
Yewno Discover is an AI-powered research tool that helps users perform meaningful research in a short amount of time. It ingests and reads full-text content which it stores in a proprietary, dynamic knowledge graph. Users navigate a front-end representation of Yewno's knowledge graph to explore millions of concepts and supporting scholarly materials. The intuitive interface helps users to efficiently hone topics, disambiguate terms, explore relationships between concepts, and evaluate information. In a single session, users can learn what would otherwise require multiple hours of searching using traditional methods.
The University of Edinburgh was introduced to the AI-powered research tool through Yewno's contract with Jisc. Jisc works on behalf of the UK higher education sector to negotiate and license high-quality digital content that meets the requirements of institutions to support academic research, teaching and learning. In 2019, Yewno and Jisc partnered to offer Yewno Discover to UK higher education institutions at a discounted rate tailored to the UK market.
"We are so excited to be able to offer Yewno as a research discovery option to our academic community. Being able to navigate intuitively across concepts can be a powerful alternative to being presented with a list of text-based search results. We are tracking usage and asking for feedback so it will be interesting to see how useful this new visual way of searching through resources is for our academic community," says Ianthe Sutherland, Digital Library Development & Systems Manager at the University of Edinburgh "We are delighted to have our first customer in Scotland and to be expanding our partnership with UK institutions through Jisc," commented Ruth Pickering, Yewno Co-Founder and COO. "Rolling out AI-powered solutions will support researchers in dealing with the overwhelming volume of fragmented information that exists today, helping them to find unexpected insights and surface content that might otherwise be overlooked."
Founded in 2015, Yewno is helping the world to uncover the undiscovered through its dynamic Knowledge Graph and AI based inference engine, which introduces an entirely new approach to knowledge extraction. Yewno Inference Engine incorporates machine learning, neural networks, and computational linguistics into an intelligent framework to enhance human understanding by correlating concepts across a vast volume of sources. Headquartered in Palo Alto, CA, and with offices in London New York and Switzerland, Yewno has numerous partnerships across the finance sector, top research universities, publishers, and content aggregators worldwide