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Help Determine Search Relevance

By - May 13, 2005

RustyBarry and the folks at Rusty Brick have built a search engine relevancy test – essentially its a “blind” engine which gives you results randomly from either Yahoo, Google, Ask, or MSN, then asks you to rate the results (more on the details here). They call it “RustySearch” and Barry just pinged me asking me to get the word out – he needs a larger sampling of searches before he can draw any further conclusions. (His initial results are here.)

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  1. Dmitry says:

    hm, not really understand it but looks like an interesting idea to rate results. I think somewhere I already seen it…