What Secrets Does the Google Hold?
Google recently updated its Google Labs page to reveal more papers written by Googlers. Most of the papers are from 2006 and the latter half of 2005. A few examples:
Related: Microsoft Research recently posted a "news story" on what researchers at Microsoft Asia are doing with object-level vertical search. According to Microsoft, this type of search goes beyond page-level relevance and ranking to collate information on a specific object that may be distributed throughout multiple, separate Web sites or pages.