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  1. Google Finally Admits Toolbar Data is a Ranking Signal

    Andrew Tomkins, Engineering Director at Google and former Chief Scientist at Yahoo, made it quite clear at SES New York in 2008 that, in his opinion, whereas anchor text had always been the 'workhorse' of search, the strongest signal now comes...

  2. Search Week in Review for Oct. 30, 2010

    Coming to Google from Amazon/A9 four years ago he has over 20 years of experience in the world of search having been chief scientist at Yahoo and a professor at the University of Arizona. Google Sites Overtake Yahoo in September - ClickZ

  3. Delving into the SearchMonkey

    You can see additional examples in my interview with Yahoo Chief Scientist Andrew Tomkins. Yahoo announced today the general public availability of their SearchMonkey program. It allows the partner to provide Yahoo with structured data that...

  4. Google Engine Discussed At Popular Mechanics

    Manber, "a computer science professor at the University of Arizona, then a senior vice president at Amazon and Yahoo's chief scientist, Manber is now vice president in charge of search quality for Google, where he makes sure results are engineered...

  5. Yahoo! Open Search Platform Recap with Andrew Tomkins

    At last month's SES New York, Kevin Newcomb covered the Thursday morning keynote by Andrew Tomkins in an article entitled, “Chief Scientist at Yahoo! Ask Yahoo's Chief Scientist. Prior to joining Yahoo Research, he managed the "Information...

  6. Yahoo and the Future of Search

    It's a shame really, because so many people left before the last day and missed the morning keynote speech by Andrew Tomkins, Yahoo's chief scientist for search. Yahoo wants to use the information to provide a better search listing in their results.

  7. Highlights from the SEW Blog: March 17-21, 2008

    Ask Yahoo's chief scientist, Andrew Tomkins, who shared with us a few hints at the future of search. The social search portal allows users to vote and comment on search queries culled from Google, Yahoo and MSN as well as social aggregators.

  8. Top ten stories from SES New York – Day 4

    Kenneth Corbin of InternetNews.com says, “In his keynote address here at the final day of the Search Engine Strategies conference, Andrew Tomkins, chief scientist of Yahoo's (NASDAQ: YHOO) search division, described an industry at a tipping point.