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Author Meng, Weiyi.

Title Advanced Metasearch Engine Technology
Published San Rafael : Morgan & Claypool Publishers, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (129 pages)
Series Synthesis Lectures on Data Management
Synthesis lectures on data management.
Contents Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Finding Information on the Web; Browsing; Searching; A Brief Overview of Text Retrieval; System Architecture; Document Representation; Document-Query Matching; Query Evaluation; Retrieval Effectiveness Measures; A Brief Overview of Search Engine Technology; Special Characteristics of the Web; Web Crawler; Utilizing Tag Information; Utilizing Link Information; Result Organization; Book Overview; Metasearch Engine Architecture; System Architecture; Why Metasearch Engine Technology?; Challenging Environment; Heterogeneities and Their Impact
Merging Based on Search Result RecordsMerging Based on Local Ranks of Results; Round-Robin Based Methods; Similarity Conversion Based Methods; Voting Based Methods; Machine Learning Based Method; Summary and Future Research; Bibliography; Authors' Biographies
Standardization EffortsSearch Engine Selection; Rough Representative Approaches; Learning-Based Approaches; Sample Document-Based Approaches; Statistical Representative Approaches; D-WISE; CORI Net; gGlOSS; Number of Potentially Useful Documents; Similarity of the Most Similar Document; Search Engine Representative Generation; Search Engine Incorporation; Search Engine Connection; HTML Form Tag for Search Engines; Automatic Search Engine Connection; Search Result Extraction; Semiautomatic Wrapper Generation; Automatic Wrapper Generation; Result Merging; Merging Based on Full Document Content
Summary Among the search tools currently on the Web, search engines are the most well known thanks to the popularity of major search engines such as Google and Yahoo!. While extremely successful, these major search engines do have serious limitations. This book introduces large-scale metasearch engine technology, which has the potential to overcome the limitations of the major search engines. Essentially, a metasearch engine is a search system that supports unified access to multiple existing search engines by passing the queries it receives to its component search engines and aggregating the returned
Notes Print version record
Form Electronic book
Author Yu, C. T. (Clement T.)
ISBN 1608451933