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Search Engines Biased, Out-Of-Date, And Index No More Than 16% Of The Web

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July 12, 1999
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A new NEC Research Institute study analyzes the accessibility and distribution of information on the web. Among the studies findings: Search engine coverage has decreased substantially since Dec. 97, with no engine indexing more than about 16% of the publicly indexable web.

A new NEC Research Institute study analyzes the accessibility and distribution of information on the web. The study was conducted by Dr. Steve Lawrence and Dr. C. Lee Giles and will appear in the July 8 issue of the journal Nature.


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NEC Research Institute. "Search Engines Biased, Out-Of-Date, And Index No More Than 16% Of The Web." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1999/07/990712075603.htm (accessed April 19, 2014).

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