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Microsoft Search - Is MSN Search the New Kid in Town? NFFC msg:1539287 8:46 pm on Jun 17, 2003 (gmt 0) Researchers, fire up those bookmarks, looks like Microsoft are moving up a gear in the search space.
For the slackers two words, Marc Najork, follow [and track back] from there.
DrCool msg:1539288 9:11 pm on Jun 17, 2003 (gmt 0)
That guy has a pretty impressive resume. Hopefully he can help MSN become a more legitimate player in the game. mack msg:1539289 9:13 pm on Jun 17, 2003 (gmt 0)
Thats one guy that knows what he is talking about. This could mean good things for the web search world.
NFFC msg:1539290 9:22 pm on Jun 17, 2003 (gmt 0)
Link: [ ...] research.microsoft.com msgraph msg:1539291 4:27 am on Jun 19, 2003 (gmt 0)
[ ...] kdnuggets.com
The newly expanded MSN Search team is working on indexing the entire internet and returning best-of-class results to search queries.
An ability to work closely with Microsoft Research
An overall knowledge of search engines is a plus and knowledge of query and intent recognition technologies
Also, if Najork is part of this project, which I am sure he is, I wonder if Breadth-first is in action with this newborn crawl by MSN. I guess it just depends on if or how far that went with Mercator and if any of it is exclusively tied to AltaVista.
Breadth-first search crawling yields high-quality pages [ www10.org]
I can't wait to see how this turns out. I'm thinking all kinds of bells and whistles attached.
msgraph msg:1539292 2:41 pm on Jun 24, 2003 (gmt 0)
Raman Chandrasekar Researcher MSN Search, Microsoft Corp [ cis.upenn.edu]
Mickey's Patent issued with Microsoft
Method and system for performing phrase/word clustering and cluster merging [ patft.uspto.gov]