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New start-up touts book discovery tool

Trajectory, a digital distributor and technology developer, has developed a proprietary algorithm platform it claims will take book recommendations to a new level of accuracy and utility. After scanning the text of a book, Trajectory claims its technology can deliver better keywords and book recommendations to its clients in the bookselling, library and school markets.

Trajectory is now offering commercial access to its Natural Language Processing Engine, a series of “deep learning algorithms,” said Trajectory CEO Jim Bryant, that will deliver a “big step forward in book discovery”—the ability to connect readers to desirable books they don’t already know about. The technology, he said, effectively maps and displays the personality of a book which can then be compared to other books.

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