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Excerpt: Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers have developed a method to aggregate and organize fragmented information from across the Web, something Google has been working on for years through a project called Knowledge Graph. MIT Sloan Professor Cynthia Rudin and colleagues Benjamin Letham and Katherine Heller developed the crowdsourcing algorithm to aggregate and process big data across Web sites, blogs and social sites, as well as automate the continuous cycle of entering a keyword to query information. Rubin said the algorithm competes directly with a Google product called Google Sets.
Read full article via MediaPost Publications MIT Crowdsourcing Algorithm Competes With Google Search 08/24/2012.