Which Newark is Dominant? Classification of Ambiguous Geographical References

ambiguous geographic references

Ambiguous Geographical References Are A Problem in Local Search A local search engine works by attempting to return relevant web pages associated with a specific geographical region or location. When the search engines index web pages, it can be helpful to attempt to automatically associate those pages or sections of them with specific places or … Read more Which Newark is Dominant? Classification of Ambiguous Geographical References

Pizza at the Center of New York: Relevancy, Google Local, and Local Results in Organic Searches

When I search for Pizza in New York in Google Local, I’m told that there are about 79,400 results. The top result I see is Lombardi’s Pizza, which is “0.8 mi NE” of the green arrow on the map that points to New York. Exactly what is that green arrow pointing to, and why does … Read more Pizza at the Center of New York: Relevancy, Google Local, and Local Results in Organic Searches

Cheers for Google’s New Accessible Search

Some very good news from Reuters (via John Blossoms’s Content Blogger), Google is testing more accessible Web search for the visually impaired. At Google Labs, you can now find Google’s Accessible Web Search for the Visually Challenged . It doesn’t look that different from the regular Google Interface, but the difference appears to happen behind … Read more Cheers for Google’s New Accessible Search

Conceptual Highlighting in Electronic Text

Imagine that you are scrolling through a page, and see a section of the page highlighted. The text in that area matches an interest profile that you recently created, or it’s along with the same topics that you’ve been searching through. Or it is somehow conceptually related to whatever you searched for that may have … Read more Conceptual Highlighting in Electronic Text