WAIF: Web of Asynchronous Information Filters

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WAIF: Web of Asynchronous Information Filters
WAIF is a new framework to facilitate easy user access for Internet users to relevant news items. WAIF supports new kinds of browsers, personalized filters, recommendation systems, and—most importantly—an evolution path intended to enable efficient deployment of new techniques that enhance the user retrieval experience. 1 Challenges Today’s World Wide Web (WWW) has begun to offer convenient mechanisms for locating and retrieving information. But search engines—like Google and AllTheWeb—as well as other current technology work well only for information that is relatively static and remains relevant for long intervals. More and more, we see on-line services providing information that has value for only a short period and thus might be stale by the time it has been recorded in a search engine’s index. We call such information news and are driven to provide high-precision access; our goal is an easy way of getting news items to exactly those people who have an interest in tha...
Dag Johansen, Robbert van Renesse, Fred B. Schneid
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Type Conference
Year 2003
Where AC
Authors Dag Johansen, Robbert van Renesse, Fred B. Schneider
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