DeDoS (Derivative Document Search) is a demo application for the high-similarity search technology. Currently, the system searches over news crawled from the Internet by NowOnWeb, returning those news which contain text derived from the documents published by a given press agency. Moreover, the application allows the users to insert free text in the application to search derived contents over the whole collection.
Currently the demo application works with a static collection containing more than three thousand news articles published during three days in 2009. The technology upon which DeDoS is build ensures an efficient processing of big amounts of data with high values of effectiveness, and it is extensible to a fair range of domains and media in which the detection of derived documents is a key issue.
As a commercial product, DeDoS offers: