Web Search Engines Categorized by Steve Burks, www.smcvt.edu/library Assignment Due next class - Finish In-class Questions below The Internet is providing a number of search engines and subject sites that are specific to subject disciplines and rated by evaluative criteria. Search Engines First Generation AltaVista @ AltaVista is extremely fast and comprehensive. HotBot @ HotBot is a fast, comprehensive, robot-based web index run by Wired. Excite @ Excite is a feature-rich web site offering the benefits of both a powerful search engine and a well-organized index. Second Generation Search Engines - Northern Light @ Northern Light is a robot-driven search engine of the worldwide Web. Pros: automated subject-group "folders" (they work well!) Cons: does not support complex Boolean searches Google@ Google is the Biggest of all the surface web search engines. Semantic Search Ask Jeeves @
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