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Overlap Among Major Web Search Engines
Found in: Information Technology: New Generations, Third International Conference on
By Amanda Spink, Bernard J. Jansen, Chris Blakely, Sherry Koshman
Issue Date:April 2006
pp. 370-374
Our study examined the overlap among results retrieved by three major Web search engines for a large set of more than 10,316 queries. Previous smaller studies have discussed the lack of overlap in results returned by Web search engines for the same queries...
Multitasking Web Search on
Found in: Information Technology: Coding and Computing, International Conference on
By Amanda Spink, Sherry Koshman, Minsoo Park, Chris Field, Bernard J. Jansen
Issue Date:April 2005
pp. 486-490
A user's single session with a Web search engine may consist of seeking information on either single or multiple topics. Most Web search sessions consist of two queries of two words. We present findings from a study of sessions on the Vivisimo Web search e...