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Informatics A software tool–eg, www.google.com for finding information from various sources online, usually by typing a few keywords. See Keyword. Cf Web crawler.
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What informs undergraduates' preference either for web search engines or reference sources in the university library for research activities?
The CCI has also observed that Google was leveraging its dominance in the market for online general web search, to strengthen its position in the market for online syndicate search services.
Hybrid search engine is a combination of the data searched by web search engine and Directories.
Web search keywords: Internal search tool, site search tool
If one combines Bing's traffic with Yahoo's, the Bing search system accounts for as much as one-third of web search traffic.
Though SEO methodologies seem only to apply to web search engines, search engine marketers have created and refined optimization techniques for site search engines.
The existing profile based Personalized Web Search does not support runtime profiling.
Jennifer Roberts, an English teacher at San Diego Unified, asserts that the most important element in Web search is the user's approach, which is something that students can't learn all at once.
Google also receives revenues from specialised search sites like Google Shopping, Google Flights, Google Hotels or Google Finance, where providers pay to be included in these specialised web searches. Users tend to mix results, and are not able to identify clearly when the announcers pay or don't pay.
In the next chapter on 'Local Web Search Examined, Dirk Ahler has given the architecture of the search process before imitating a comprehensive discussion on location based search.
Part of the problem rests with the searchers themselves: with an average of only two to three terms per query (Lawrence and Giles 1998, Spink and Jansen 2004), the typical web search query is often vague with respect to the searcher's true intentions or information needs (Song et al.
Appendices include: (1) Study methods; (2) Topics for preinterview web search data; (3) Preinterview web search results; and (4) Key informant interview protocol.