Open meta-search with OpenSearch: a case study

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dc.contributor.author O'Riordan, Adrian P.
dc.date.accessioned 2013-02-20T16:15:58Z
dc.date.available 2013-02-20T16:15:58Z
dc.date.copyright 2007
dc.date.issued 2007-12
dc.identifier.citation O'Riordan AP (2007) Open Meta-search with OpenSearch: A Case Study. Technical Publication [Online]. Available at http://www.cs.ucc.ie/~adrian/Metasearch-OpenSearch-AORiordan.pdf en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/982
dc.description.abstract The goal of this project was to demonstrate the possibilities of open source search engine and aggregation technology in a Web environment by building a meta-search engine which employs free open search engines and open protocols. In contrast many meta-search engines on the Internet use proprietary search systems. The search engines employed in this case study are all based on the OpenSearch protocol. OpenSearch-compliant systems support XML technologies such as RSS and Atom for aggregation and distribution. The meta-search engine itself combines the ranked lists of the chosen search sources based on user-supplied weightings. This is implemented in Lucene, a free open source information retrieval library. en
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Computer Science Department, University College Cork, Ireland en
dc.relation.uri http://www.cs.ucc.ie/~adrian/Metasearch-OpenSearch-AORiordan.pdf
dc.rights © 2007, the Author. en
dc.subject Metasearch en
dc.subject Search engines en
dc.subject Data aggregation en
dc.subject Web syndication en
dc.subject RSS en
dc.subject Ranking en
dc.subject Search interface en
dc.subject OpenSearch en
dc.subject.lcsh Computer science en
dc.subject.lcsh Open source software en
dc.title Open meta-search with OpenSearch: a case study en
dc.type Report en
dc.internal.authorurl http://publish.ucc.ie/researchprofiles/D005/aoriordan en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Adrian O'Riordan, Computer Science, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: a.oriordan@cs.ucc.ie en
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dc.date.updated 2013-02-15T14:14:29Z
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dc.description.status Not peer reviewed en
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dc.internal.IRISemailaddress a.oriordan@cs.ucc.ie en


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