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Author Grefenstette, Gregory, 1956-

Title Search-Based Applications
Published San Rafael : Morgan & Claypool Publishers, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (150 pages)
Series Synthesis Lectures on Information Concepts, Retrieval, and Services
Synthesis lectures on information concepts, retrieval, and services.
Contents Acknowledgments; Glossary; Search Based Applications; Introduction; What is a Search Based Application?; High Impact, Low Risk Solution for Businesses; Fertile Ground for Interdisciplinary Research; A Valuable Tool for Database Administrators; New Opportunities for Search Specialists; New Flexibility for Software Developers; Lecture Roadmap; Evolving Business Information Access Needs; Changing Times; The Need for High Performance and Scalability; The Need for Unified Access to Global Information; The Need for Simple Yet Secure Access; Origins and Histories; Search Engines; Databases
SBA Platforms: Other VendorsSBA Vendors: COTS Applications; SBA Uses & Preconditions; When Are SBAs Used?; How Are SBAs Used?; Anatomy of a Search Based Application; SBAs for Structured Data; Data Collection; Data Processing; Data Updates; Data Retrieval & Analysis; SBAs for Unstructured Content; Data Collection; Data Processing; Data Updates; Data Retrieval & Analysis; SBAs for Hybrid Content; Case Study: GEFCO; Background; A Track & Trace Solution; Existing Drawbacks; Opting for a Search Based Application; First prototypes; Deployment; Future; Case Study: Urbanizer; Background
Search EnginesDatabases; Data Retrieval; Search Engines; Querying; Output; Databases; Querying; Output; What's Changed?; Search Engines; Databases; Data Security, Usability, Performance, Cost; Search Engines; Databases; What has Changed; Search Engines; Summary Evolutions and Convergences; SBA-Enabling Search Engine Evolutions; Data Model; Data Storage; Data Collection; Data Processing; Data Retrieval & Output; Data Security, Usability, Performance, Cost; Convergence; SBA Platforms; What is an SBA Platform?; Information Access Platforms; SBA Platforms: Market Leaders
The Urbanizer SolutionHow Urbanizer Works; What's Next; Case Study: National Postal Agency; Customer Service SBA; Background; Deployment; Operational Business Intelligence (OBI) SBA; Background; Deployment; Sales Information SBA for Telemarketing; Background; Deployment; Future Directions; The Influence of the Deep Web; Surfacing Structured Data; Opening Access to Multimedia Content; The Influence of the Semantic Web; The Influence of the Mobile Web; Mission-Based IR; Innovation in Visualization; ... And Continuing Database/Search Convergence; Bibliography; Authors' Biographies; Index
What has Changed RecentlySearch Engines Enter the Enterprise; Databases Go Online; Structural and Conceptual Changes; Data Models & Storage; Search Engines; Conceptual Data Model; Data Storage; Storage Framework; Databases; Conceptual Data Model; Data Storage; Storage Framework; What has Changed Recently; Search Engines; Databases; Data Collection/Population; Search Engines; Collection; Updating; Databases; Creation/Collection; Updating; What has Changed; Search Engines; Databases; Data Processing; Search Engines; Natural Language Processing; Relevancy Criteria; Databases; What has Changed
Summary We are poised at a major turning point in the history of information management via computers. Recent evolutions in computing, communications, and commerce are fundamentally reshaping the ways in which we humans interact with information, and generating enormous volumes of electronic data along the way. As a result of these forces, what will data management technologies, and their supporting software and system architectures, look like in ten years? It is difficult to say, but we can see the future taking shape now in a new generation of information access platforms that combine strategies and
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 109-114) and index
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Subject Database searching.
Internet searching.
Search engines.
Form Electronic book
Author Wilber, Laura.
ISBN 1608455084