Search Engines: Information Retrieval in Practice
by W.B. Croft, D. Metzler, T. Strohman
Publisher: Pearson Education 2015
Number of pages: 542
This book provides an overview of the important issues in information retrieval, and how those issues affect the design and implementation of search engines. The focus is on some of the most important alternatives to implementing search engine components and the information retrieval models underlying them.
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