Information Retrieval

Information retrieval is the activity of obtaining information resources relevant to an information need from a collection of information resources. Searches can be based on metadata or on full-text (or other content-based) indexing.Automated information retrieval systems are used to reduce what has been called "information overload". Many universities and public libraries use IR systems to provide access to books, journals and other documents. Web search engines are the most visible IR applications.
Posts about Information Retrieval
  • The Three Pillars of SEO

    …. Relevance: content, title tags & meta descriptions, headlines, content structure, readability, topical focus, etc. Authority: links and citations, sending the right signals to search engines that your website is a trusted source. I’m not the first to have developed the three pillars approach; Dave Naylor gave a talk about his version…

    Barry Adams/ State of Digitalin SEO- 30 readers -
  • Is Adwords a ranking factor in Google Search?

    … based at least in part on the advertising data. The confusion seems generated by Google itself, which use the word “ranking”, when – maybe – it should had had to better use the world “SERP’s rewriting” in a personalized search environment. Why do I say this? Because Advertisements presented in response to a query are one of the seven search…

    Gianluca Fiorelli/ State of Digitalin Paid Search SEO Google- 16 readers -
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