MetaSpider: Meta-searching and categorization on the Web

  title={MetaSpider: Meta-searching and categorization on the Web},
  author={Hsinchun Chen and Haiyan Fan and Michael Chau and Daniel Dajun Zeng},
It has become increasingly difficult to locate relevant information on the Web, even with the help of Web search engines. Two approaches to addressing the low precision and poor presentation of search results of current search tools are studied: meta-search and document categorization. Meta-search engines improve precision by selecting and integrating search results from generic or domain-specific Web search engines or other resources. Document categorization promises better organization and… CONTINUE READING


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