Google Ranking Technologies

Amit Singhal, Fellow in charge of the ranking team at Google continue from his previous post about “philosophies” behind Google ranking. Google ranking. In this post he write more about technology behind Google ranking system. “When we talk about queries at Google, we use square brackets [ ] to mark the beginning and end of queries, see “How […]

Amit Singhal, Fellow in charge of the ranking team at Google continue from his previous post about “philosophies” behind Google ranking. Google ranking. In this post he write more about technology behind Google ranking system.

“When we talk about queries at Google, we use square brackets [ ] to mark the beginning and end of queries, see “How to write queries” by Matt Cutts, a notation I will use throughout this post. Pages and search results change frequently, so in time, some examples used here may not behave as explained.”

He ends the post with the brief mention about their translation system named Cross Language Information Retrieval (CLIR). CLIR allows users to first discover information that is not in their language, and then using Google's translation technology, we make this information accessible. I call this advance: give me what I want in any language.

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