Credibility in Web Search Engines

@article{Lewandowski2012CredibilityIW,
  title={Credibility in Web Search Engines},
  author={Dirk Lewandowski},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2012},
  volume={abs/1208.1011}
}
Web search engines apply a variety of ranking signals to achieve user satisfaction, i.e., results pages that provide the best-possible results to the user. While these ranking signals implicitly consider credibility (e.g., by measuring popularity), explicit measures of credibility are not applied. In this chapter, credibility in Web search engines is discussed in a broad context: credibility as a measure for including documents in a search engine's index, credibility as a ranking signal… 

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