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Advanced Internet searching

  1. 1. Advanced Internet Searching Phil Bradley http://www.philb.com Summer 2011
  2. 2. Types of search engine <ul><li>Free text </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Google, Yahoo, Bing, </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Directory </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Yahoo, Open Directory </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Multi/Meta search </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Trovando </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Browsys </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Types of search engine <ul><li>Site/Subject specific </li></ul><ul><ul><li>BT directory, site search engines </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Hidden/Invisible web </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Complete planet </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Social search engines </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Icerocket, surchur, twitter </li></ul></ul><ul><li>“ The others” </li></ul>
  4. 6. Why use Google?
  5. 8. Timeline
  6. 9. Reading level
  7. 10. Dictionary
  8. 11. Social
  9. 12. Nearby
  10. 13. Visited pages
  11. 14. Not yet visited
  12. 15. Related searches
  13. 16. Sites with images
  14. 17. Time limited
  15. 18. Page previews
  16. 19. Cached version
  17. 20. Basic search techniques Implied ‘AND’ Phrase Exclude/NOT Additional terms Changing position More additional terms
  18. 21. More search options: ~
  19. 22. More search options: *
  20. 23. Proximity Search: AROUND(x)
  21. 24. site:
  22. 25. site:.gov.uk
  23. 26. site:<URL>
  24. 27. link:
  25. 28. info:
  26. 29. related:
  27. 30. Advanced search
  28. 31. Filetype: pdf, doc
  29. 32. Filetype:
  30. 33. filetype: all options
  31. 34. Date, usage rights etc
  32. 35. Creative commons
  33. 36. Search preferences <ul><li>Language </li></ul><ul><li>Safesearch filtering </li></ul><ul><li>Google Instant </li></ul><ul><li># of results per page – 10, 20, 30, 50, 100 </li></ul><ul><li>Results window </li></ul><ul><li>Blocked sites </li></ul>
  34. 37. Google images
  35. 39. Google images
  36. 40. Similar images
  37. 41. Images by colour
  38. 42. Imagesize:
  39. 43. Types of image: face
  40. 44. Colour of images
  41. 45. Enhanced ‘did you mean?’
  42. 46. Enhanced Maps
  43. 47. Google Instant
  44. 49. Realtime www.google.com/realtime
  45. 50. One trick ponies <ul><li>movies location </li></ul>
  46. 53. http://translate.google.com/
  47. 54. Google custom search engines http://www.google.com/cse/
  48. 55. Faganfinder.com/google/
  49. 56. Why not use Google?
  50. 58. Ranking order <ul><li>Search term in title, header, URL </li></ul><ul><li>Anchor text </li></ul><ul><li>1 st paragraph </li></ul><ul><li>Frequency </li></ul><ul><li>Speed of website </li></ul><ul><li>Country version </li></ul><ul><li>Personalisation on/off </li></ul><ul><li># of link </li></ul>
  51. 59. Automatic ‘corrections’
  52. 60. Google knows best! http://bit.ly/kBGqIg
  53. 61. Incorrect counts
  54. 62. Serving many pages, single sites
  55. 63. Personalisation
  56. 65. Alternative search engines <ul><li>Free text </li></ul><ul><li>Directory </li></ul><ul><li>Multi/Meta </li></ul><ul><li>Social media </li></ul><ul><li>Visual results </li></ul><ul><li>Real time </li></ul><ul><li>Weblog </li></ul>
  57. 66. Bing
  58. 67. Duckduckgo
  59. 68. Exalead <ul><li>http://www.exalead.co.uk/search </li></ul>
  60. 70. Yahoo Directory <ul><li>http://dir.yahoo.com/ </li></ul>
  61. 71. Multi/meta search <ul><li>Browsys http://www.browsys.com/search/ </li></ul><ul><li>Trovando http://www.trovando.it/ </li></ul>
  62. 72. Visual search engines <ul><li>Redzee http://redz.com/ </li></ul>
  63. 73. Spacetime 3D http://search.spacetime.com/
  64. 74. Touchgraph <ul><li>http://www.touchgraph.com/TGGoogleBrowser.html </li></ul>
  65. 75. Simploos http://beta.simploos.com/
  66. 76. Nexplore http://www.nexplore.com/
  67. 77. Category based engines <ul><li>Carrot Clustering http://search.carrot2.org/ </li></ul>
  68. 78. Comparing results <ul><li>Thumbshots ranking http://www.thumbshots.org/ </li></ul>
  69. 79. Blind search:which is best?
  70. 80. http://blindsearch.fejus.com/
  71. 81. Similar sites http://www.similarpages.com
  72. 82. News/Date <ul><li>Silobreaker http://www.silobreaker.com/ </li></ul>
  73. 83. Multimedia engines <ul><li>Audio Visual </li></ul><ul><li>Image </li></ul><ul><li>Sound </li></ul>
  74. 84. As well as YouTube... <ul><li>Trooker http://www.trooker.com/ </li></ul>
  75. 85. Sounds <ul><li>Soungle http://soungle.com/ </li></ul>
  76. 86. Images (as well as Flickr) <ul><li>Tag Galaxy http://www.taggalaxy.de/ </li></ul>
  77. 88. Blogs <ul><li>Google blog search http://blogsearch.google.com/ </li></ul>
  78. 89. Social media <ul><li>Social Mention http://www.socialmention.com/ </li></ul>
  79. 90. Openbook
  80. 91. IceRocket
  81. 92. surchur
  82. 93. Addictomatic
  83. 94. Twitter Advanced
  84. 95. News collation resources Flipboard http://flipboard.com/
  85. 96. Zite http://www.zite.com
  86. 97. Pulse.news http://www.alphonsolabs.com/about
  87. 98. Trunk.ly
  88. 99. Some new engines
  89. 100. People search
  90. 101. Blekko
  91. 102. Worldometers.info
  92. 103. Suggestionchain.com
  93. 104. Lanyrd.com
  94. 105. And finally... <ul><li>Wayback Machine http://www.archive.org/index.php </li></ul>
  95. 106. Numberquotes.com
  96. 107. BananaSlug http://bananaslug.com/
  97. 108. More resources: <ul><li>Which search engine when? </li></ul><ul><li>My Search weblog </li></ul><ul><li>Web search engines </li></ul><ul><li>Alternative search engines </li></ul>
  98. 109. Evaluating sites
  99. 111. Thedogisland
  100. 112. Federal Vampire & Zombie Agency
  101. 113. History of a Victorian Robot
  102. 114. Thank you! <ul><li>http://www.philb.com/whichengine.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.philbradley.typepad.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.slideshare.net/philbradley/ </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>

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