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Basic and Advanced Searches
A search engine is a software tool that allows Web users to find information on the network. What is a search engine?
Do you know the differences between search engines?
http://www.altavista.com/ Began in 1995 as a directory (listing of stored information) Advanced searches allow users to do phrase searches by highlighting keywords or it will match case sensitive words (using upper case letters) AltaVista
http://you.yahoo.com/ Began in 1995 as a directory It categorizes information rather than search for it Uses a crawler to perform searches See other languages Results will include maps and images Yahoo
http://www.ndparking.com/livesearch.com Owned by Microsoft Brings you to other search engines Has sponsored links first them web results Live Search
http://www.google.com/ Launched in 1998 So popular that “to Google” means to search on the net Highly developed mapping system which allows users to share documents on line and access electronic books Google
Let’s compare these search engines. AltaVista Yahoo Live Search Google Let's compare!!
Can someone suggest a topic we could use to search? We will take this topic and compare results from AltaVista, Yahoo, Live Search, and Google.