Teragram Corporation

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Teragram Corporation is a fully owned subsidiary of SAS Institute, a major producer of statistical analysis software, headquartered in Cary, North Carolina, USA. Teragram is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts and specializes in the application of computational linguistics to multilingual natural language processing.

Teragram's technology is licensed to public search engines such as Ask.com and Yahoo!, to media companies such as the New York Times and the Tribune Company, and to original equipment manufacturer (OEM) customers such as Fast Search & Transfer and Verity.[4]

Teragram was founded by Emmanuel Roche and Yves Schabes in 1997 and acquired by SAS Institute in 2008[1]

Knowledge management and digital content trade magazines[2] [3] have named it one of the top 100 companies in each of those fields. Its major competitor is Inxight.[4]


  1. ^ Kris Kanaracus, "SAS buys natural language processing vendor Teragram", InfoWorld, May 17, 2008 [1]
  2. ^ Hugh McKellar, "KMWorld 100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management", KMWorld, March 1, 2009 [2]
  3. ^ "2007 EContent 100 List", EContent Magazine, December 2007
  4. ^ "Linguistic modules from InXight and Teragram are the two most widely used in enterprise search engines," Roland Wang, "Enterprise Search: The Next Frontier" (December 01, 2004), Dr. Dobb's Journal.[3]

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