Friday, July 21, 2006

Search 2 technologies

A really interesting article on the evolving world of search and so called searcg 2 technologies often described as next steps for google and yahoo !!

Its so called third genration search techonlogies Richard MC Manus definition is really neat ;

  • First-generation search ranked sites based on page content - examples are early and Alta Vista.
  • Second-generation relies on link analysis for ranking - so they take the structure of
    the Web into account. Examples are Google and Overture.
  • Third-generation search technologies are designed to combine the scalability of
    existing internet search engines with new and improved relevancy models; they bring into
    the equation user preferences, collaboration, collective intelligence, a rich user
    experience, and many other specialized capabilities that make information more productive.

Examples: Swicki, Rollyo, Clusty, Wink, Lexxe

article link here

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