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BT Looksmart have annnounced that the WiseNut search index is the latest edition to the company's search directory service which combines human edited web listings from LookSmart and community site Zeal, with relevant paid for content from advertisers.
WiseNut uses a relevancy ranking system for its searches that measures both the relative importance of the pages it finds and then the relevance of the pages within a given search. Kevin Kerrigan, COO of BTLookSmart said,
"With WiseNut's next generation index, we will deliver one of the most comprehensive and technologically advanced search solutions available online today."
"Portals and ISPs using BTLookSmart search solutions will be able to harness the enhanced search capabilities of WiseNut - increasing the scale, quality and relevance of their search directory services."
"BTLookSmart will initially integrate the WiseNut index into the BT Openworld search solution."
Internet users searching for information will benefit from the introduction of the WiseNut technology.
WiseNut's 'WiseGuide' tool will provide users with suggestions about how to make the most effective search enquiries.
'WiseGuide' automatically generates categories contextually related to the words within WiseNut search queries, allowing users to specify terms that narrow their search results.