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Text-based Information Retrieval (T-IR)

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a Workshop organized by Benno Stein. Content Extraction (from Web pages) Filter lines based on the content to tags ratio.</p> a <- ASCII character...

Utilification

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by John Wilkes, Jeffrey Mogul, and Jaap Suermondt This paper elaborates on utilitfication - the transfer of applications to utility computing. Utility comput...

Designing a Better Shopbot

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This paper describes optimizing the design of a shopbot (=shopping robot) which considers, the intrinsic value of the product, the disutility from waiting, ...

Collective Intelligence

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by Segaran Toby An excellent guide to programming Web 2.0 applications, with code examples and excellent explanations of the used techniques. Similarity Metr...

Information Diffusion

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by Dimitry Zibold The following article summarizes some interesting aspects from Dimitry's research: A Shingle is a contiguous sub-sequence of tokens in a d...

Getting Better Search Results

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Human-aided filtering can make the difference (by Bob Zeidman). Bob presents in this article how human-aided filtering can improve filtering accuracy. At fir...