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Concept Search

Concept Topics
Concept Search Drawer

Using a word, phrase, paragraph, or even an entire document, Brainspace’s Concept Search automatically expands queries to reveal related concepts and retrieves conceptually related documents ranked by relevance or contextual distance. These inferences are a result of Brainspace’s understanding of the entire dataset and can quickly introduce key concepts previously unknown to the user.

To create a concept search, type a word, phrase, sentence, or copy and past an entire document in the Concept Search text field on the Analytics tab, and then press Enter on your keyboard. The Concept Search drawer will open.

The Concept Search drawer includes the following features:

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Callout 1: Search for a concept the dataset.

Callout 2: Review the top-ten concepts and relative weights found in the dataset for the concept search.

Callout 3: Add a specific concept to the Top Concepts pane.

Callout 4: See Dashboard callout 3.

Callout 5: Use the terms in the Top Concepts pane to find additional concepts.

Callout 6: Add additional concepts to the Top Concepts pane.

Callout 7: Refresh the Additional Concepts pane after adding concepts to the Top Concepts pane.

Callout 8: Open the Concept Query dialog.

Callout 9: Open the Concept Terms and Weights dialog.

Callout 10: Close the Concept Search drawer.

Rediscover Concepts

Clicking the Rediscover Concepts icon Rediscover_Concepts_Icon.pngin the Additional Concepts pane (callout 5) pulls additional terms from the Brain based on the current selection of Top Concepts, allowing you to pursue a particular conceptual usage. You can rediscover additional terms by adjusting the weight of terms or by deleting terms in the Top Concepts pane.

For example, if you search for “party” and get “fun party” terms as well as “contractual party” terms in the results, you can delete “contractual party” and then click Rediscover Concepts to return only more “fun party” terms.

Top Concepts

The top-ten concepts related to the search term will display in the Top Concepts pane, with the most closely related term identified with the largest dot and the term most distantly related to the search term identified with the smallest dot.

Weights

After searching for a concept, you can manage each the weight of each term in the Top Concepts pane. By default, each term is automatically assigned a weight that identifies how closely or distantly the concept term is related to the search term. The following options are available in the Weights dialog:

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Callout 1: Exclude the term from the search results.

Callout 2: Change the term’s weight to low.

Callout 3: Change the term’s weight to medium.

Callout 4: Change the term’s weight to high.

Callout 5: Require the term in the concept search results.

Callout 6: Remove the term from the Top Concepts pane.

Show Concept Weights Dialog

After searching for a concept, you can view the numerical values associated with the concept weights in the Top Concepts pane and download a *.csv file to archive a record of the weights associated with each term in the Top Terms pane. The following options are available in the Concept Terms and Weights dialog:

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Callout 1: View the numerical weights associated with each term in the Top Concepts pane.

Callout 2: Download a *.csv file of the concept terms and weights.

Concept Query Dialog

After searching for a concept, view the Boolean logic for the search results in the Top Concepts pane.

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