It’s Easier than Ever to Find the Right Part

By: SiliconExpert on September 30th, 2021

The browse feature in SiliconExpert P5 provides the ability to search for electronic parts in our database of over one billion.  You can find parts by part number, product category or manufacturer.  As soon as you start typing, a list of results appears below. 

SiliconExpert P5 Part Search

The problem with most search functionality is that it assumes that we know what we’re looking for.  Manufacturers often refer to like parts differently. This makes it very difficult to use definitive search terms to find every instance of a component.

With the width and depth of component data we have in the SiliconExpert parts database, it was essential we drive value through innovative ways to quickly focus on subsets.  We normalize data over more than 700 product lines using three fundamental techniques: 

  • Engineering -Based Rules: More than two decades of engineering experience informs the building of rules from keywords and synonyms to classify products. 
  • Suppliers Taxonomy Mapping: These rules drive a proprietary engine that automatically normalizes manufacturer taxonomy to our classification system. 
  • Machine Learning: Advanced statistical model trained by our large collection of datasheets predicts taxonomy. 

We didn’t stop there. With our most recent product releases, we’ve updated our product browsing capability to make it even easier to find parts.  Our category taxonomy is presented as a tree, allowing end users to drill down to quickly show a list of various sub-categories without ever having to refresh the screen. 

SiliconExpert Taxonomy

In addition, our search bar now provides the ability to narrow focus by product category or manufacturer.  Normalization provides coherent data.  Our new electronic product attribute data, including the product category, now further enables you to search and compare millions of electronic products with hundreds of attributes within minutes.  For more information, go to our Taxonomy Page.

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