Yahoo! Search BOSS Enables Key Terms

Yahoo! Search BOSS is now allowing developers to use a feature called Key Terms. The feature is derived from technology that is used in Search Assist.

Yahoo! says developers can use Key Terms to create refinement terms for their own search applications as well as creating semantic analysis or new relevancy models.

In releasing Key Terms, Yahoo! is introducing a new universal parameter: "view." The Yahoo! Search blog gave the following example for a search for the new President-elect:


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Nathania was a Search Engine Watch news correspondent from 2008 to 2010. Before that, she held positions as Senior Editor at Bold Interactive and Search Marketing Copywriter at Fortune Interactive.