September 2008: A semantic Inference Engine using PetaMem
NLP/NLU-Technologies reaches production status. This product becomes
part of the PetaMem Language Server.
September 2007: The ontology knowledge database of the PetaMem
Language Server contains over 45 milion Mind Units.
February 2007: PetaMem celebrates its 5th anniversary. The PetaMem
Language Server Discourse Engine - technological foundation for chatbots -
reaches production status.
September 2006: The (processed - not raw) PetaMem corpora dataset
exceeds 4 terabyte, with a growth rate of over 10GB a day.
January 2006: Thorought optimizations of internal data structures
allow for lowering memory requirements by a factor of eight, enabling the
PetaMem Language Server to run on regular modern SMP PC-hardware for serving
small to medium departments.
October 2005: The PetaMem corpora dataset exceeds 1 terabyte.
May 2005: availability of bi-directional morphological parsers
and generators with unique technology allowing for context-free operation and
modification/extension at runtime
March 2005: betatest of the B2C/B2B translation platform as part
of the NLP Portal. The system has about 18 milion Mind Units at this
October 2004: Relaunch of the greatly extended NLP Portals. The system has about 13 milion
Mind Units at this time.
March 2004: Happy 1st Birthday to our german subsidiary.
July 2003: Delivery of the first ALCC-based clustering application
to a well-known corporation in the semiconductor industry.
In January 2003 the founding of PetaMem GmbH (Germany) was
completed. The main focus of this enterprise is the sales and support of
In September 2002 there was a first presentation of the system
at the YAPC Coference
in Munich. The system has about 2 milion Mind Units at this time.
April to August 2002 the activity was mainly hirings, heavy research
and development activity on the main product, as well as the setting up of
PetaMem was founded in February 2002 and began its operations
in March of the same year.
The beginnings of the core product of the company, a Natural Language
Understanding System, reach to the year 1996. It was at this time,
that first research took place and the initial proof-of-concept implementations