January/February 2018 issue of acmqueue

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Search Engines

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Originally published in Queue vol. 2, no. 2
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Latanya Sweeney - Discrimination in Online Ad Delivery
Google ads, black names and white names, racial discrimination, and click advertising

Ryan Barrows, Jim Traverso - Search Considered Integral
A combination of tagging, categorization, and navigation can help end-users leverage the power of enterprise search.

Ramana Rao - From IR to Search, and Beyond
Searching has come a long way since the 60s, but have we only just begun?

Anna Patterson - Why Writing Your Own Search Engine Is Hard
There must be 4,000 programmers typing away in their basements trying to build the next "world's most scalable" search engine. It has been done only a few times. It has never been done by a big group; always one to four people did the core work, and the big team came on to build the elaborations and the production infrastructure. Why is it so hard? We are going to delve a bit into the various issues to consider when writing a search engine. This article is aimed at those individuals or small groups that are considering this endeavor for their Web site or intranet.


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Harsh | Thu, 10 Nov 2016 05:32:49 UTC

Wow.. thats a good article about Nutch initiation HashTagQA

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