I previously blogged Greg Linden's post about MSN new search technology earlier, but he's since updated it to try and translate into plain English what the neural net technlogy does. As I thought, it is a case of teaching/training the system what's "right" for certain things and then hoping it will discover the right signals to let it locate more right things automatically. Want to discuss? Join our forum thread, June 2005 MSN Search Update & Neural Net Tech. For more background, see MSN Search Gets Neural Net/RankNet Technology & (Potentially) Awesome New Search Commands.
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Many of SEW's leading expert contributors will be at ClickZ Live, the new online and digital marketing event kicking off in New York (March 31-April 3). Hear from the likes of: Thom Craver, Josh Braaten, Lisa Barone, Simon Heseltine, Josh McCoy, Lisa Raehsler, Greg Jarboe, Dan Cristo, Joseph Kerschbaum, John Gagnon, Eric Enge and more!