I’ve written a couple of posts about patents at Google on personalized knowledge graphs (a topic worth thinking about seriously).
When Google introduced the “Knowledge Graph” in 2012, they told us about just one knowledge graph. But it appears that they didn’t intend the idea of a knowledge graph to be a singular one – there are more than one knowledge graph.
Google later came out with a patent that told us about how each query might return a set of results that a new knowledge graph could be created from to answer the original query. Those mini-knowledge graphs could end up being combined into a larger knowledge graph. I wrote about that patent (filed in 2017) in this post:
Another patent I wrote about was one on User-Specific Knowledge Graphs: User-Specific Knowledge Graphs to Support Queries and Predictions. This patent was filed in November of 2013 and was created back then. These are personalized knowledge graphs based upon information taken from your search history, from pages you have browsed, and from documents such as emails and social networking posts that you have made and received. This patent tells us …read more