Context-aware meta search engine for distributed web service
Abawajy, Jemal, Khayyam, Hamid and Kim, Taihoonn 2012, Context-aware meta search engine for distributed web service, in CCA 2012 : Computer and applications : Proceedings of the 2012 International Conference on Computer Applications, Science & Engineering Research Support Centre, (SERSC), Seoul, South Korea, pp. 155-155.
Science & Engineering Research Support Centre, (SERSC)
Place of publication
Seoul, South Korea
The ubiquity of the Internet and Web has led to the emergency of several Web search engines with varying capabilities. A weakness of existing search engines is the very extensive amount of hits that they can produce. Moreover, only a small number of web users actually know how to utilize the true power of Web search engines. Therefore, there is a need for searching infrastructure to help ease and guide the searching efforts of web users toward their desired objectives. In this paper, we propose a context-based meta-search engine and discuss its implementation on top of the actual Google.com search engine. The proposed meta-search engine benefits the user the most when the user does not know what exact document he or she is looking for. Comparison of the context-based meta-search engine with both Google and Guided Google shows that the results returned by context-based meta-search engine is much more intuitive and accurate than the results returned by both Google and Guided Google.
Field of Research
089999 Information and Computing Sciences not elsewhere classified
Socio Economic Objective
970108 Expanding Knowledge in the Information and Computing Sciences
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