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WEBDB
2005
Springer
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13 years 9 months ago
Design and Implementation of a Geographic Search Engine
In this paper, we describe the design and initial implementation of a geographic search engine prototype for Germany, based on a large crawl of the de domain. Geographic search en...
Alexander Markowetz, Yen-Yu Chen, Torsten Suel, Xi...
OTM
2005
Springer
13 years 9 months ago
Automatic Acquisition of Fuzzy Footprints
Gazetteer services are an important component in a wide variety of systems, including geographic search engines and question answering systems. Unfortunately, the footprints provid...
Steven Schockaert, Martine De Cock, Etienne E. Ker...
SIGMOD
2006
ACM
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14 years 4 months ago
Efficient query processing in geographic web search engines
Geographic web search engines allow users to constrain and order search results in an intuitive manner by focusing a query on a particular geographic region. Geographic search tec...
Yen-Yu Chen, Torsten Suel, Alexander Markowetz