Search Snippets


Notes:

Search snippets are web page annotations for displaying search results in a visually appealing manner. Search snippets are a scheme to effectively handle user keyword search, which employs syntactic structures (verb-object pairs) to identify latent user goals.

See also:

Sentence Boundary Disambiguation & Dialog Systems | Sentence Extraction Module | Sentence Extractor | Sentence Generation Module | Sentence Grammaticality | Sentence Parsers & Dialog Systems | Sentence Patterns & Dialog Systems | Sentence Recognizer | Sentence Splitter 2011


Snippet search: A single phrase approach to text access
JO Pedersen, D Cutting, J Tukey – … of the 1991 Joint Statistical Meetings, 1991 – Citeseer
Due to the ever increasing a ordability and accessibility of very large, online, text collections,
processing natural language texts for search and retrieval has recently been the focus of
heightened attention, although researchers have been active in the eld since the early …
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A personalized search engine based on Web-snippet hierarchical clustering
P Ferragina, A Gulli – Software: Practice and Experience, 2008 – Wiley Online Library
Abstract We propose a (meta-) search engine, called SnakeT (SNippet Aggregation for
Knowledge ExtracTion), which queries more than 18 commodity search engines and offers
two complementary views on their returned results. One is the classical flat-ranked list, the …
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Fast generation of result snippets in web search
A Turpin, Y Tsegay, D Hawking… – Proceedings of the 30th …, 2007 – dl.acm.org
Abstract The presentation of query biased document snippets as part of results pages
presented by search engines has become an expectation of search engine users. In this
paper we explore the algorithms and data structures required as part of a search engine to …
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Query biased snippet generation in XML search
Y Huang, Z Liu, Y Chen – Proceedings of the 2008 ACM SIGMOD …, 2008 – dl.acm.org
Abstract Snippets are used by almost every text search engine to complement ranking
scheme in order to effectively handle user searches, which are inherently ambiguous and
whose relevance semantics are difficult to assess. Despite the fact that XML is a standard …
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Visual snippets: summarizing web pages for search and revisitation
J Teevan, E Cutrell, D Fisher, SM Drucker… – Proceedings of the …, 2009 – dl.acm.org
Abstract People regularly interact with different representations of Web pages. A person
looking for new information may initially find a Web page represented as a short snippet
rendered by a search engine. When he wants to return to the same page the next day, the …
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Snippet generation for Semantic Web search engines
T Penin, H Wang, T Tran, Y Yu – The Semantic Web, 2008 – Springer
Abstract. With the development of the Semantic Web, more and more ontologies are available
for exploitation by semantic search engines. How- ever, while semantic search engines support
the retrieval of candidate ontologies, the final selection of the most appropriate ontology is …
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eXtract: a snippet generation system for XML search
Y Huang, Z Liu, Y Chen – Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment, 2008 – dl.acm.org
Abstract Snippets are used by almost every text search engine to complement ranking
schemes in order to effectively handle user keyword search. Despite the fact that XML is a
standard representation format of web data, research on generating result snippets for …
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Improving identification of latent user goals through search-result snippet classification
KY He, YS Chang, WH Lu – Web Intelligence, IEEE/WIC/ACM …, 2007 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
Abstract In this paper, we propose an enhanced approach to improving our previous method
which employs syntactic structures (verb-object pairs) to identify latent user goals. Our new
approach employs a supervised-learning method to learn hint verbs and considers URL …
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Capturing community search expertise for personalized web search using snippet-indexes
O Boydell, B Smyth – Proceedings of the 15th ACM international …, 2006 – dl.acm.org
Abstract We describe and evaluate an approach to capturing and re-using search expertise
within a community of like minded searchers, such as the employees of a company or
organisation. Within knowledge based industries, search expertise-the ability to quickly …
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Eye tracking in MSN Search: Investigating snippet length, target position and task types
E Cutrell, Z Guan – 2007 – bahlco.com
ABSTRACT Web search services are among the most heavily used applications on the
World Wide Web. Perhaps because search is used in such a huge variety of tasks and
contexts, the user interface must strike a careful balance to meet all user needs. We …
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Improving XML search by generating and utilizing informative result snippets
Z Liu, Y Huang, Y Chen – ACM Transactions on Database Systems ( …, 2010 – dl.acm.org
Abstract Snippets are used by almost every text search engine to complement the ranking
scheme in order to effectively handle user searches, which are inherently ambiguous and
whose relevance semantics are difficult to assess. Despite the fact that XML is a standard …
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RDF snippets for Semantic Web search engines
X Bai, R Delbru, G Tummarello – On the Move to Meaningful Internet …, 2008 – Springer
Abstract. Recently, there has been interest in ranking the resources and generating corresponding
expressive descriptions from the Seman- tic Web. This paper proposes an approach for automatically
generating snippets from RDF documents and assisting users in better understand- ing …
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Title and snippet based result re-ranking in collaborative web search
O Boydell, B Smyth – Advances in Information Retrieval, 2006 – Springer
Collaborative Web Search (CWS) records the search behaviours of communities of like-minded
searchers with a view to capturing their preferences in order to personalize result lists for their
needs [1]. CWS accommodates different types of communities—for example the set of …
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Genre classification of websites using search engine snippets
S Gupta, GE Kaiser, S Stolfo, H Becker – 2005 – academiccommons.columbia.edu
Abstract: Web pages often contain clutter (such as ads, unnecessary images and extraneous
links) around the body of an article, which distracts a user from actual content. Automatic
extraction of’useful and relevant’content from web pages has many applications, including …
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A framework for automatic annotation of web pages using the Google Rich Snippets vocabulary
J van der Meer, F Boon, F Hogenboom… – Proceedings of the …, 2011 – dl.acm.org
Abstract One of the latest developments for the Semantic Web is Google Rich Snippets, a
service that uses Web page annotations for displaying search results in a visually appealing
manner. In this paper we propose the Automatic Review Recognition and annOtation of …
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Community-based snippet-indexes for pseudo-anonymous personalization in web search
O Boydell, B Smyth – Proceedings of the 29th annual international ACM …, 2006 – dl.acm.org
Abstract We describe and evaluate an approach to personalizing Web search that involves
post-processing the results returned by some underlying search engine so that they re. ect
the interests of a community of like-minded searchers. To do this we leverage the search …
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Search snippet evaluation at yandex: lessons learned and future directions
D Savenkov, P Braslavski, M Lebedev – Multilingual and Multimodal …, 2011 – Springer
… Two years (2007 & 2008) WebCLEF6 offered snippet generation/information synthesis task:
participants were presented with a topic description and up to 100 Google results to relevant
search queries. A system response was a ranked list of plain text snippets extracted from the …
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What snippets say about pages in federated web search
T Demeester, D Nguyen, D Trieschnigg… – Information Retrieval …, 2012 – Springer
Abstract. What is the likelihood that a Web page is considered rel- evant to a query, given the
relevance assessment of the corresponding snippet? Using a new federated IR test collection
that contains search results from over a hundred search engines on the internet, we are …
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Query-page intention matching using clicked titles and snippets to boost search rankings
M Murata, H Toda, Y Matsuura, R Kataoka – … of the 9th ACM/IEEE-CS …, 2009 – dl.acm.org
Abstract Users of text retrieval systems input only a few keywords or sometimes just one
keyword to the systems even if they had complex information needs. Due to the lack of query
keywords, it becomes hard to return relevant search results that satisfy the demands of …
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Evaluating the Impact of Snippet Highlighting in Search
T Iofciu, N Craswell… – … Search and Retrieval (UIIR …, 2009 – comminfo.rutgers.edu
ABSTRACT When viewing a list of search results, users see a snippet of text from each
document. For an ambiguous query, the list may contain some documents that match the
user’s interpretation of the query and some that correspond to a completely different …
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Clustering of Web Search Results Based on Combination of Links and In-Snippets
N Yang, Y Liu, G Yang – Web Information Systems and …, 2011 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
Abstract Search engine is a common tool to retrieve the information in the Web. But the
current status of returned results is still far from satisfaction. Users have to be confronted with
searching for a long result list to get the information really wanted. Many works focused on …
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Snippet-Based relevance predictions for federated web search
T Demeester, D Nguyen, D Trieschnigg… – Advances in Information …, 2013 – Springer
Abstract. How well can the relevance of a page be predicted, purely based on snippets? This
would be highly useful in a Federated Web Search setting where caching large amounts of result
snippets is more feasible than caching entire pages. The experiments reported in this pa- …
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Semantic snippet construction for search engine results based on segment evaluation
KS Kuppusamy, G Aghila – arXiv preprint arXiv:1202.2614, 2012 – arxiv.org
Abstract: The result listing from search engines includes a link and a snippet from the web
page for each result item. The snippet in the result listing plays a vital role in assisting the
user to click on it. This paper proposes a novel approach to construct the snippets based …
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An improved measuring similarity for short text snippets and its application in clustering search engine
Z Li, H Peng, P Peng, XP Jia… – Machine Learning and …, 2008 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
Abstract Measuring the similarity of short text snippets plays an important role in information
retrieval and natural language processing. Measuring the similarity for short text snippets,
such as search queries, remains a challenging task. In this paper, we develop a new …
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Effective Time Ratio: A Measure for Web Search Engines with Document Snippets
J He, B Shu, X Li, H Yan – Information Retrieval Technology, 2010 – Springer
Abstract. The dominant method for evaluating search engines is the Cranfield paradigm, but
the existing metrics do not consider some mod- ern search engines features, such as document
snippets. In this paper, we propose a new metric effective time ratio for search engine …
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A Nominal Filter for Web Search Snippets: Using the Web to Identify Members of Latin America’s Highly Qualified Diaspora
J Garcia-Flores, W Turner – Artificial Intelligence (MICAI), 2011 …, 2011 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
Abstract This paper presents efforts aimed at using Natural Language Engineering (NLE)
techniques for evaluating the impact of talent mobility on the development of three Latin
American countries: Argentina, Colombia and Uruguay. We explain the different steps of a …
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Automatic web page annotation with google rich snippets
W Hop, S Lachner, F Frasincar, R De Virgilio – On the Move to Meaningful …, 2010 – Springer
Abstract. Web pages are designed to be read by people, not machines. Consequently, searching
and reusing information on the Web is a difficult task without human participation. Adding semantics
(ie meaning) to a Web page would help machines to understand Web contents and better …
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Automatically Annotating Web Pages Using Google Rich Snippets
F Hogenboom, F Frasincar, D Vandic, J van der Meer… – 2011 – people.few.eur.nl
ABSTRACT We propose the Automatic Review Recognition and annO-tation of Web pages
(ARROW) framework, a framework for Web page review identification and annotation using
RDFa Google Rich Snippets. The ARROW framework consists of four steps: hotspot …
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A framework for automatic annotation of web pages using the Google rich snippets vocabulary
JR Meer, F Boon, FP Hogenboom, F Frasincar… – 2011 – repub.eur.nl
One of the latest developments for the Semantic Web is Google Rich Snippets, a service that
uses Web page annotations for displaying search results in a visually appealing manner. In
this paper we propose the Automatic Review Recognition and annOtation of Web pages ( …
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Unsupervised approach to generate informative structured snippets for job search engines
N Spirin, K Karahalios – … of the 22nd international conference on World …, 2013 – dl.acm.org
Abstract Aiming to improve user experience for a job search engine, in this paper we
propose an idea to switch from query-biased snippets used by most web search engines to
rich structured snippets associated with the main sections of a job posting page, which are …
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Google Print: Snippets of Infringement
RA Preskill, C McCarthy – Ent. & Sports Law., 2005 – HeinOnline
On Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2005, the National Hockey League (NHL) became the first major
North American sports league to cancel an entire season of competition because of a labor
dispute. 1 Widespread speculation had predicted that last-minute negotiations between …
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Fast Generation of Result Snippets in Web Search
F Geller – 2009 – hpi.uni-potsdam.de
… Agenda ? What are “snippets”? ? How do they fit in? ? Possible difficulties ? Speeding up
snippet generation ? Document compression ? Document compaction ? Summary Felix Geller:
Fast Generation of Result Snippets in Web Search January 20, 2009 2 / 34 Page 3. …
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A Semantic Similarity Measure Using Both Page Counts And Snippets Retrieval From A Web Search Engine
K Kalaivani, MP Scholar – International Journal of Engineering, 2013 – ijert.org
Abstract This web search engine provides the most semantic relativity between the given
words, and it will generate the semantic measures automatically. This kind of extraction
improves the efficiency of the user search. It is an automatic method to estimate the …
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Similarity Preserving Snippet-Based Visualization of Web Search Results
E Gomez-Nieto, F San Roman, P Pagliosa, W Casaca… – 2013 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
Abstract—Internet users are very familiar with the results of a search query displayed as a
ranked list of snippets. Each textual snippet shows a content summary of the referred
document (or web page) and a link to it. This display has many advantages, eg, it affords …
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Molecular sequence alignment for extracting answers for where-typed questions from google snippets
A Figueroa, J Atkinson – Knowledge-Based Intelligent Information and …, 2006 – Springer
The increase of the amount of information on the Web has led search engines to deal with a
huge amount of data as users have become retrievers of all sorts. Nowadays, search engines
are not only focusing on retrieving relevant documents for a user’s particular request, they …
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Improving the relevance of web search results by combining web snippet categorization, clustering and personalization
D Zhu – 2010 – espace.library.curtin.edu.au
Abstract Web search results are far from perfect due to the polysemous and synonymous
characteristics of nature languages, information overload as the results of information
explosion on the Web, and the flat list,“one size fits all” strategies of search engines to …
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OOV Translation Mining from Mixed-Language Snippets from a Search Engine
YQ Qu, JM Yao, J Sun, M Sun – Young Computer Scientists, …, 2008 – ieeexplore.ieee.org
Abstract In this paper, we describe an approach to OOV translation mining based on web
search. Without comparable corpus or parallel corpus, we first expand the Chinese OOV
phrase with English segments by a CE dictionary. Then the OOV and the expansion will …
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A Web Search Engine based approach to Measure the Semantic Similarity between Words using Page Count and Snippets Method (PCSM)
MV Nirgude, R Sharma, RR Sedamkar – ijarcet.org
Abstract—Semantic similarity measures play an important role in Information Retrieval,
Natural Language Processing and Web Mining applications such as community mining,
relation detection, entity disambiguation and document clustering etc. This paper …
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Search Engine Result Page with Visual Context and Already Rendered Snippets.
K Maruyama, M Igeta, M Terada – WEBIST, 2011 – sanpo-lab.jp
Abstract: Search engine result pages, aka SERP, provide page titles, URLs, and text based
snippets of the searched pages. These help users to decide to click or not each searched
page. Text based snippets, however, are different from the real page rendered by web …
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Novel and Applied Algorithms in a Search Engine for Java Code Snippets
P Tantikul, CA Thompson… – Finding Source Code on …, 2013 – Springer
Abstract Programmers often look for a “snippet,” that is, a small piece of example code, to remind
themselves of how to solve a problem or to quickly learn about a new resource. However, existing
tools such as general-purpose search engines and code-specific search engines do not …
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Geriatric Gems and Palliative Pearls are snippets or “sound bytes”(in blue below) sent to participants to enhance their knowledge and skills in caring for older adults. …
G Varas – uth.tmc.edu
Geriatric Gems and Palliative Pearls are snippets or “sound bytes” (in blue below) sent to participants
to enhance their knowledge and skills in caring for older adults. Each sound byte leads to more
detailed information. The full content is presented here. … Prognosis, diagnosis, and …
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Creating temporally dynamic web search snippets
KM Svore, J Teevan, ST Dumais… – Proceedings of the 35th …, 2012 – dl.acm.org
Abstract Content on the Internet is always changing. We explore the value of biasing search
result snippets towards new webpage content. We present results from a user study
comparing traditional query-focused snippets with snippets that emphasize new page …
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Re-examining search result snippet examination time forrelevance estimation
D Lagun, E Agichtein – Proceedings of the 35th international ACM SIGIR …, 2012 – dl.acm.org
Abstract Previous studies of web search result examination have provided valuable insights
in understanding and modelling searcher behavior. Yet, recent work (eg,[3]) has been
developed based on the assumption that the time a searcher spends examining a …
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Incorporating compactness to generate term-association view snippets for ontology search
W Ge, G Cheng, H Li, Y Qu – Information Processing & Management, 2012 – Elsevier
A query-relevant snippet for ontology search is useful for deciding if an ontology fits users’
needs. In this paper, we illustrate a good snippet in a keyword-based ontology search
engine should be with term-association view and compact, and propose an approach to …
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Search Interfaces for Integrating Crowdsourced Code Snippets within Development Environments
D Wightman – 2013 – static.squarespace.com
Abstract In this thesis we report on the design and evaluation of interfaces to support
crowdsourced programming tasks. We present WordMatch and SnipMatch: two
programming tools that can incorporate crowdsourced source code. The design of these …
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A hierarchical clustering system to enhance personalized web-snippet search
CC Sun – 2006 – thesis.lib.ncu.edu.tw
Abstract This paper provides a hierarchical web-snippet clustering system with the
personalized ability on search engines. According to the user’s query string, the system
collects snippets and formulates the corresponding browsing hierarchy to describe …
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