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SEARCH ENGINES – WHAT ARE THEY REALLY?

by brianac
Search engines have the main purpose to index thousands of millions of web pages. Once you look for a word or a phrase, the search engine scans automatically the entire database where it has the stored pages indexed and it returns to you as a result a list containing the most relevant results for that search. The only criteria the number of pages found and their relevance depend on are the capabilities of the used search engine. Search engines appeared somewhere in the early 90’s when Alan Emtage, a student at the McGill University in Montreal created the first search […]