metasearch engine

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metasearch engine

The search engine software that is used to search other search engines. See metasearch site.
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Topics of the 15 papers include digital audio spatialization, Hindi speech recognition from visual cues, multi-finger gesture recognition and classification, HCI for enhanced metasearching, and automatic speech analysis for evaluating speech disorders.
Meng, however, said: "The big difference between our technology and the ones pursued by other people is that most of the other technologies do the metasearching on top of a small number of general-purpose search engines, such as Yahoo, Google or MSN.
Including a new essay on the importance of standards-based rights metadata to the activities of cultural institutions and a section on practical principles for metadata creation and maintenance articles cover the basics of metadata and its uses, metadata and its relation to the web, the application of crosswalks and metadata harvesting, federated searching and metasearching, and techniques to use to connect users and information through metadata.
-- Leverages Vivisimo's metasearching technology which is unique in government;
6; "Metasearching in an Academic Environment," Online 28, no.
MuseGlobal understands that metasearching is a dynamic process.
While it remains the best way to broadcast searches for bibliographic data, its use as a standard for metasearching disparate information resources presents insurmountable problems.
In addition to providing well-structured access to company and business information on a country, CorporateInformation supports metasearching of the almost 350,000 company profiles included in its database.
Both the e-mail and favorite tool listing led me to explore other metasearching capabilities within the Web.
Several different approaches to metasearching have been deployed.
"While the concept of 'federation' (metasearching) is hardly new, the tight integration and ways of handling what I call 'the dirty parts' hadn't been explored significantly." Noerr decided their technology plan was viable; if it survived the initial process, a company would follow.
Boolean logic, metasearching, portals, customization, relevancy ranking, backlinks, folders, directories, and more--answering these questions is not simple.