Cognonto exploits large-scale knowledge bases and semantic technologies for computable machine learning, data interoperability and mapping, and fact extraction and tagging. A brief overview of the venture may be found in the Cognonto "snapshot" (PDF).

Cognonto Corp. is a privately held company formally incorporated in 2016. Cognonto has been under active development for more than two years, though the genesis of the venture goes back another six years. Cognonto's headquarters are in Coralville, IA, USA, with a branch office in Québec City, Québec, Canada.

The co-founders of Cognonto are Frédérick Giasson and Mike Bergman. Their blogs, which frequently address topics of relevance to Cognonto, are found at http://fgiasson.com/blog and AI3:::Adaptive Information, respectively. Partial sponsorship of Cognonto has been provided by Structured Dynamics.

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