NELL: Never-Ending Language Learning

Read the Web
Browse the Knowledge Base!

Can computers learn to read? We think so. "Read the Web" is a research project that attempts to create a computer system that learns over time to read the web. Since January 2010, our computer system called NELL (Never-Ending Language Learner) has been running continuously, attempting to perform two tasks each day:

So far, NELL has accumulated over 50 million candidate beliefs by reading the web, and it is considering these at different levels of confidence. NELL has high confidence in 2,810,379 of these beliefs — these are displayed on this website. It is not perfect, but NELL is learning. You can track NELL's progress below or @cmunell on Twitter, browse and download its knowledge base, read more about our technical approach, or join the discussion group.

Recently-Learned Facts Follow NELL on Twitter

instance iteration date learned confidence
fetchdog_com is a retail store 1111 06-jul-2018 100.0  
two_total_hours is a parlour game 1111 06-jul-2018 100.0  
bear_mountain_resort is a mountain range 1111 06-jul-2018 99.8  
dave_witt is american 1111 06-jul-2018 91.2  
sportsmens_restaurant___taverna is a restaurant 1111 06-jul-2018 99.9  
artillery is a type of weapon produced in israel 1114 25-aug-2018 100.0  
post is a newspaper in the city central_london 1116 12-sep-2018 100.0  
calhoun works for hall_of_fame 1111 06-jul-2018 93.8  
scope is a stadium or event venue located in the city norfolk 1116 12-sep-2018 98.4  
red is related to blood 1115 03-sep-2018 93.8