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Methods for Distributed Information Retrieval

Craswell, Nicholas Eric

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Published methods for distributed information retrieval generally rely on cooperation from search servers. But most real servers, particularly the tens of thousands available on the Web, are not engineered for such cooperation. This means that the majority of methods proposed, and evaluated in simulated environments of homogeneous cooperating servers, are never applied in practice. ¶ This thesis introduces new methods for server selection and results merging. The methods do not require search...[Show more]

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Date published: 2000-05
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/46255
http://digitalcollections.anu.edu.au/handle/1885/46255

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