From federated to aggregated search

@inproceedings{Diaz2010FromFT,
  title={From federated to aggregated search},
  author={Fernando Diaz and Mounia Lalmas and Milad Shokouhi},
  booktitle={SIGIR},
  year={2010}
}
Federated search refers to the brokered retrieval of content from a set of auxiliary retrieval systems instead of from a single, centralized retrieval system. Federated search tasks occur in, for example, digital libraries (where documents from several retrieval systems must be seamlessly merged) or peer-to-peer information retrieval (where documents distributed across a network of local indexes must be retrieved). In the context of web search, aggregated search refers to the integration of… CONTINUE READING