Comparing rankings of search results on the Web

@article{BarIlan2005ComparingRO,
  title={Comparing rankings of search results on the Web},
  author={Judit Bar-Ilan},
  journal={Inf. Process. Manage.},
  year={2005},
  volume={41},
  pages={1511-1519}
}
The Web has become an information source for professional data gathering. Because of the vast amounts of information on almost all topics, one cannot systematically go over the whole set of results, and therefore must rely on the ordering of the results by the search engine. It is well known that search engines on the Web have low overlap in terms of coverage. In this study we measure how similar are the rankings of search engines on the overlapping results.We compare rankings of results for… CONTINUE READING
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