Exploring Connections Between Books in Google Book Search

In September of 2007, Google research scientists Bill Schilit and Okan Kolak announced a new feature for Google Book Search which they called Popular Passages. The announcement came in an Inside Google Book Search blog post titled Dive into the meme pool with Google Book Search Popular Passages provides us with the ability to find … Read more Exploring Connections Between Books in Google Book Search

Searcher Intent from Analysis of Search Engine Query Logs

Understanding Searcher Intent When you type a search query term into a search box at Google or Yahoo or Live.com, the search engines might go through their indexes, and try to find the most relevant and important pages in their databases for the word or phrase that you want to find out more about. But … Read more Searcher Intent from Analysis of Search Engine Query Logs