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  1. Optimizing Pages for New and Improved Search Engine Users

    In 2007, people use advanced search options, Boolean commands, and various combinations of personal and local search tools. Changes in Search Behavior Back in 1999, anyone searching for shoes would type the word “shoes” in the search field and...

  2. New Search Patent Filings: August 27, 2006 - Google's Recommendations, IBM's Speedier Pagerank, Napster's Search

    The upgrade condition includes a boolean text expression and may also include at least one of: a client visitation condition, a general visitation condition, a bookmark existence condition, a content-type condition, a URL-age condition, and a Top...

  3. Searching BG, Before Google, And The Need To Search Better

    They didn't have to know Boolean commands to do so. Just when you think stupid articles that assume we couldn't search BG -- Link analysis improved the quality of results but not necessarily the need to occasionally use search commands or...

  4. Seven Recently Published Patent Applications from Microsoft Deal with Computation of Web Page Ranking, Calculating a Docments Importance, and Search Spam Detection and More

    A search service operator may employ self-learning networks to generate relevance rankings of Web site hits in response to user queries or searches, such as Boolean text or other searches. Patent watchers might be interested in reviewing seven of...

  5. Topix.net Has One Impressive Year from Both Business and User Perspective; Ends Year with New Look and Design

    Boolean is available as are fielded search syntax and wildcard searching. Search results pages also have a new look. Btw, many users don't realize that the Topix database offers an advanced search interface that offers several options including...

  6. Updates and Improvements Made to U.S. Government's Science.gov Search Site; IRS Web Site Redesigns for Better Site Search

    Boolean searching has been modified so that the rules more closely resemble those used by commercial search engines. Governmet organizations making improvements to their search offerings. First, Science.gov goes 3.0, reports that the metaserch tool...