This course under the heading "Enterprise Information Search and Management" introduces methods for metasearch engine technology which deal with combining search and results from multiple search engines. The motivation is that even just a simple case of combining search results from web search and internal company search requires at least an algorithm for composing results. The course will go beyond this case and introduce a technology which is scalable to multiple search engines.
Specific topics covered by the course are:
- Information search algorithms
- Search engine selection
- Search engine incorporation
- Results composition