"Most search engines today use a somewhat two-dimensional approach, matching user queries with the content and link structure of Web pages to return a list of results," said Eugene Agichtein, a researcher in the text mining, search and navigation Group within Microsoft Research. "We're looking at how to add a third dimension - the users themselves - to improve the search experience." Agichtein claims that an examination click-through and browsing patterns across a large number of users reveals how people interact with search technologies and provides information on how to enhance search result accuracy.More info at TG Daily.
Microsoft to use three-dimensional approach to improve search engine results
Posted on Wednesday, Aug 09 2006 @ 08:20 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck