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    • Architecture of a grid-enabled Web search engine 

      Cambazoglu, B. B.; Karaca, E.; Kucukyilmaz T.; Turk, A.; Aykanat, Cevdet (Elsevier Ltd, 2007)
      Search Engine for South-East Europe (SE4SEE) is a socio-cultural search engine running on the grid infrastructure. It offers a personalized, on-demand, country-specific, category-based Web search facility. The main goal ...
    • Automatic performance evaluation of Web search engines 

      Can, F.; Nuray, R.; Sevdik, A. B. (Elsevier, 2004)
      Measuring the information retrieval effectiveness of World Wide Web search engines is costly because of human relevance judgments involved. However, both for business enterprises and people it is important to know the most ...
    • Caching techniques for large scale web search engines 

      Özcan, Rıfat (Bilkent University, 2011)
      Large scale search engines have to cope with increasing volume of web content and increasing number of query requests each day. Caching of query results is one of the crucial methods that can increase the throughput of ...
    • Improving the efficiency of search engines : strategies for focused crawling, searching, and index pruning 

      Altıngövde, İsmail Sengör (Bilkent University, 2009)
      Search engines are the primary means of retrieval for text data that is abundantly available on the Web. A standard search engine should carry out three fundamental tasks, namely; crawling the Web, indexing the crawled ...
    • Models and algorithms for parallel text retrieval 

      Cambazoğlu, Berkant Barla (Bilkent University, 2006)
      In the last decade, search engines became an integral part of our lives. The current state-of-the-art in search engine technology relies on parallel text retrieval. Basically, a parallel text retrieval system is composed ...
    • Static query result caching revisited 

      Özcan, Rıfat; Altıngövde, İsmail Şengör; Ulusoy, Özgür (ACM, 2008-04)
      Query result caching is an important mechanism for search engine efficiency. In this study, we first review several query features that are used to determine the contents of a static result cache. Next, we introduce a new ...
    • Utilization of navigational queries for result presentation and caching in search engines 

      Özcan, Rıfat; Altıngövde, İsmail Şengör; Ulusoy, Özgür (ACM, 2008-10)
      We propose result page models with varying granularities for navigational queries and show that this approach provides a better utilization of cache space and reduces bandwidth requirements.