Search engine resources
- CSE 345/445 WWW Search
Engines was previously taught in
2007 and Fall
- Some early history
of WWW search engines.
chapter on text analysis is available from the book, Modeling
the Internet and the Web, by Baldi, Frasconi, and Smyth (Wiley,
- Learn about Zipf's Law.
- Get math definitions.
used in census records of the national archives
- Soundex history and
- Check out an online
matrix reference manual.
simple Java demo graphing eigenvectors
- Some more formal discussion of eigenvectors can be found
or most any textbook on linear algebra.
- Sample eigenvector code (power method) from Dr. Dobbs Journal.
- Information and specifications for building crawlers that obey robots.txt. Here's another useful page.
- The Cornell
SMART stop list
- The Porter
- The WARC,
Web ARChive file format
- An excellent tutorial
on Zipf, Power-laws, and Pareto
- A new IR textbook: Search Engines:
Information Retrieval in Practice, by Croft, Metzer, and Strohman.
- A new web graph book: A Course on
the Web Graph, by Anthony Bonato
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Last revised: 1 February 2009.