Verizon introduces open-source, big data coronavirus search engine

As we struggle to get a grip on exactly how COVID-19 makes us ill and what we can do about it, researchers have created over 50,000 articles. That’s a lot of information! So, how do you make sense of it all? Verizon Media is doing it by using Vespa. This is an open-source, big data processing program to create a coronavirus academic research search engine: CORD-19 Search.

This engine works on top of the  COVID-19 Open Research Dataset (CORD-19). This dataset should help medical researchers to find and create new insights in the fight against SARS-CoV-2.

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