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Google Introduces New Research Tool

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#1 KoanYorel


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Posted 18 November 2004 - 09:12 AM

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) - Online search engine leader Google Inc. (GOOG) is setting out make better sense of all the scholarly work stored on the Web.The company's new service, unveiled late Wednesday at , draws upon newly developed algorithms to list the academic research that appears to be most relevant to a search request. Mountain View-based Google doesn't plan to charge for the service nor use the feature to deliver text-based ads - the primary source of its profits. http://scholar.google.com
"Google has benefited a lot from scholarly research, so this is one way we are giving back to the scholarly community," said Anurag Acharya, a Google engineer who helped develop the new search tools.
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Posted 18 November 2004 - 11:11 AM

I played around with this last night, testing it on some philosophical and literary topics, since I know a little about both and keep up on the literature as best I can. I was impressed at first glance with the selections enough to put GS in my bookmarks . "Nietzsche" turned up the correct information and the appropriate links, for example.

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Posted 18 November 2004 - 02:00 PM

Your link doesnt work??

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