Ingrid: A Self-Configuring Information Navigation Infrastructure

  title={Ingrid: A Self-Configuring Information Navigation Infrastructure},
  author={Paul Francis and Takashi Kambayashi and Shin-Ya Sato and Susumu Shimizu},
  journal={World Wide Web Journal},
This paper presents Ingrid, an architecture for a fully distributed, fully self-configuring information navigation infrastructure that is designed to scale to global proportions. Unlike current designs, Ingrid is not a hierarchy of large index servers. Rather, links are automatically placed between individual resources based on their topic similarity in such a way that clusters of term combinations are formed. The resulting topology can potentially be searched and browsed by a robot efficiently… CONTINUE READING
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