Looking for the Eye of the Needle in a Haystack: Retrieving Information from the Web

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This paper surveys the major search engines and examines their retrieval capabilities to investigate information recall versus precision. The main objective is to rank the search engines for precision. The study is conducted under the assumption that since more than one billion pages are now available on the Web, retrieving specific information in a… (More)

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@inproceedings{Beheshti2000LookingFT, title={Looking for the Eye of the Needle in a Haystack: Retrieving Information from the Web}, author={Jamshid Beheshti}, year={2000} }