[Vortrag] The Past, Present and Future of Web Information Retrieval

Posted on 05.04.2005 by skunk

Das Wissenschafterinnenkolleg Internettechnologien der Fakultaet fuer Informatik der TU Wien laedt gemeinsam mit der Oesterreichischen Computer Gesellschaft zu folgendem Vortrag ein:

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Monika Henzinger
Research Director at Google


ABSTRACT:

Web search engines have emerged as one of the central applications on the Internet. In fact, search has become one of the most important activities that people engage in on the Internet. Even beyond becoming the number one source of information, a growing number of businesses are depending on web search engines for customer acquisition.

The first generation of web search engines used text-only retrieval techniques. Google revolutionized the field by deploying the PageRank technology - an eigenvector-based analysis of the hyperlink structure - to analyze the web in order to produce relevant results. Moving forward, our goal is to achieve a better understanding of a page with a view towards producing even more relevant results.


Bio:

Monika Henzinger is the research director at Google and soon will be a professor of Computer Science at Ecole Polytechnique Federal de Lausanne.

Before coming to Google, she was on the research staff of the Digital Systems Research Center in Palo Alto, California and on the faculty of the Computer Science departments at Cornell University and the University of Saarbruecken in Germany. Monika Henzinger holds a Master in Computer Science
from the University of Saarbruecken and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Princeton University.


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