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The Times - 27 February 2014

Buying Into A Bright Future

Prospects are positive and the flow of potential deals demonstrates that the downturn has been weathered, writes Rob Stokes. ...Among the more interesting stories in which it was involved was the partial, then full, acquisition by Arria NLG of University of Aberdeen spin-out Data2Text which uses artificial intelligence to process huge amounts of raw electronic data to generate English language reports. This is being deployed for applications including analyzing data from largescale, mission-critical machinery on production platforms in deepwater Gulf of Mexico. ...

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Press Release - 10 February 2014

The Met Office adds Natural Language Generation to its public website

Arria NLG plc (AIM: NLG), a leader in the development and deployment of Natural Language Generation ("NLG") technologies, announces that the Met Office is now offering Arria's NLG-generated weather forecast narratives on its Met Invent website. ...

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Scotland on Sunday - 9 February 2014

Scots tech sector is ready for take-off

One recent example of where Scottish know-how ended up travelling south is Data2Text [now part of Arria NLG], a company spun out of the University of Aberdeen in 2009 that uses a form of artificial intelligence to turn complex sets of data into reports that read as though they were written by a human. Its software is already being used by the Met Office and an oil and gas producer in the Gulf of Mexico. ...

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Press Release – 23 January 2014

Final Results for the year ended 30 September 2013

Arria NLG plc (AIM: NLG), a leader in the development and deployment of natural language generation ("NLG") technologies, announces its final results for the year ended 30 September 2013. ...

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The Herald Scotland - 14 January 2014

Arria's latest oil industry product has roots in intensive care

ARRIA NLG has confirmed it is launching a new product that will allow customers to generate graphics from raw data. Until now the company's technology has mainly processed complex sets of data to provide reports that are easily readable. The latest update, the Arria NLG Engine 3.0, is based on research at Aberdeen University in natural language generation, which is typically a computerised process to analyse large amounts of data and turn it into usable information. ...

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Press Release – 13 January 2014

ARRIA NLG plc Launch of NLG Engine 3.0

Arria NLG plc (AIM: NLG), a leader in the development and deployment of Natural Language Generation ("NLG") technologies, announces the release of the Arria NLG Engine 3.0. This latest version of Arria's NLG engine has the ability to integrate graphical information derived from big data sources with the existing NLG reporting capabilities to provide even more effective decision-support. ...

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Investors Chronicle – 20 December 2013

Five Tech IPO's for Christmas

The City welcomes five new technology companies to the London Stock Exchange and Alternative Investment Market in December. ...Arria NLG (NLG), a spin-out from the University of Aberdeen, similarly didn't raise a penny but saw its share price climb nearly fourfold in its first two days of trading. The share price has since fallen back, but still trades 40 per cent above the IPO price. Arria uses proprietary 'natural language generation' software to write easy-to-read reports based on huge amounts of live data, ...

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Press Release – 18 December 2013

Arria gives Keynote Address at Society of Petroleum Engineers Conference

Arria NLG plc (AIM: NLG), a leader in the development and deployment of Natural Language Generation (“NLG”) technologies, announces that a video of Dr. Robert Dale’s Keynote Address, which opened the Society of Petroleum Engineers (“SPE”) 2013 Intelligent Energy Conference in Dubai on 28 October 2013, is now available to view online at www.arria.com...

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Finance News Network – 9 December 2013

Arria NLG to expand big data solutions

Transcription of Finance News Network Interview with Arria NLG Limited (LON:NLG) Chairman and CEO, Stuart Rogers. ...

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The Financial Times – 7 December 2013

Arria speaks our language say investors as shares climb

Arria NLG – the UK software business behind a "natural language generation" engine that can turn complex data into written reports - floated on Aim this week and generated strong interest. Shares in the group founded by Aberdeen University scientists nearly tripled to 282.5p, after debuting on Thursday at 100p - giving it a market capitalisation of £289m. ...

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The Herald Scotland – 6 December 2013

Academics in line for millions as spin-out valued at £160m

Arria NLG's product proves a hit on Alternative Investment Market. A company which uses technology developed at Aberdeen University has made its debut on the Alternative Investment Market and been valued at more than £160 million. ...

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The Herald Scotland – 6 December 2013

Arria NLG makes AIM debut

A company which uses technology developed at Aberdeen University has made its debut on the Alternative Investment Market and been valued at more than £160 million. Arria NLG's main product is based on research in natural language generation done at the university's school of computing science with the AIMflotation meaning a group of Scottish based academics are sitting on paper fortunes running into millions. ...

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ADVFN Financial News – 5 December 2013

Will NLG Replace 3d Printing as the Next Big Thing

Arria NLG (LSE:NLG) is a spin off a University of Aberdeen incubated business initially called Data2Text. Arria acquired a 20% interest in Data2Text in May 2012. On 25 October this year – 40 days ago – Arria completed 100% ownership. This morning Arria NLG floated its shares on the AIM at 100.0 pence per share. By the middle of the day the IPO was looking quite successful as the Arria NLG share price had risen to 159.0. ...

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Money Week – 5 December 2013

The problem with big data

The biggest problem with big data is that there aren't enough people to make sense of it all. The amount of information in the world is 'mushrooming'. And as we know, business or industrial processes generate enormous amounts of data. This information can contain crucial insights, but it takes a lot of time and effort to decipher it all. An expert has to interpret the data and then report on it... and there just aren't enough experts. This is where Arria NLG (LSE: NLG) comes in. ...

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IFA Magazine – 5 December 2013

Arria NLG soars on AIM admission as Big Data prospects excite

With technology described as a 'game changer' for the oil industry, Arria NLG has floated its shares on AIM without raising any new funds as it looks to improve its profile and win new clients. The company had a market cap on admission of around £102m at a share price of 100p, but this quickly soared to £162m as the shares hit 159p just after midday. Developed by the University of Aberdeen, Arria's software is based around the concept of natural language generation (NLG), whereby it transforms large sets of data into manageable reports. ...

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Shares Magazine – 5 December 2013

Arria NLG talks a good game

Investors should consider a stake in Arria NLG whose technology represents an interesting play on the big data theme. The company is due to make its market debut on Wednesday (4 Dec) when it is expected to achieve a £102 million market cap at the anticipated 100p issue price. The University of Aberdeen spin-out has an algorithm that can automatically produce written reports from underlying data sets. The process is known as 'natural language generation', which explains the acronym tagged at the end of its name. ...

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Press Release – 5 December 2013

First day of dealings and Admission to trading on AIM

Arria NLG plc, a leader in the development and deployment of Natural Language Generation ("NLG") technologies, is pleased to announce its admission to trading on AIM at 08:00am UK time today ("Admission"). Dealings in the Company's ordinary shares will trade under the ticker AIM...

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Financial Times – 15 November 2013

Arria aims to deconstruct listing benefits of its 'big data' algorithms

They can already drive our cars, trounce us at chess and game the stock market. But in the latest sign that algorithms are taking over from humans, a British company that uses computers to turn "big data" into readable reports in minutes is planning a stock market flotation. Arria NLG, which stands for "natural language generation", uses artificial intelligence software developed at the University of Aberdeen to sift through thousands of data points to produce written reports in English – a process that would normally take professional analysts hours to complete. ...

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The Herald Scotland - 15 November 2013

£20m windfall to boost university spin-out company

THE founders of a university spin-out company are sitting on a potential windfall approaching £20 million because a business using technology they developed is closing in on a stock market listing. ...

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Global University Venturing – 14 November 2013

Aberdeen’s Arria plans for AIM float

Arria NLG, an automated writing developer spun-out from the University of Aberdeen, is due to announce plans to float on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) by the end of the month, according to news provider The Times. ...

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The Financial Times – 14 November 2013

Arria to float business of turning 'big data' into reports

Arria NLG, which stands for “natural language generation”, uses artificial intelligence software developed at the University of Aberdeen to sift through thousands of data points to produce written reports in English – a process that would normally take professional analysts hours to complete. ...

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The Times - 13 November 2013

Writing’s on the wall as Aberdeen spin-out sets course for AIM

Another day, another bumper technology float. Hot on the heels of Servelec, of Sheffield, which completed the largest British tethnology listing in three years this week, one of Scotland's prospects is set to tap the renewed enthusiasm for the industrial end of the technology market. Arria NLG, a spin-out from the University of Aberdeen, will announce its intention to float in the coming days with a view to joining the Alternative Investment Market by the end of the month. The company is set for a £100 million valuation, making it a sizeable addition to the growing list of mid-caps that have started to populate the AIM. ...

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