Until Next Year

Well, this was an incredible year. I participated of several international conferences, changed ISPs, went back to teaching at the … More

Kendall’s Test and PageRank

For years marketers have put PageRank-based models into question, via “sandbox” theories and similar tales. This old paper might help … More

TREC 2008 Call for Papers

Ellen Voorhees, TREC Project Manager and Group Manager over at NIST.gov, sent me the TREC 2008 Call for Papers. To facilitate … More

AIRWeb 2008 Call for Papers

Search Engine Spammers, beware: Here is the Call for Papers for The Fourth International Workshop on Adversarial Information Retrieval on … More

Web Mining Week 6

Week 6 Agenda Revisiting Understanding Ranking Algorithms (PPT Presentation)   Local Term Weight Models (PPT Presentation)   Discussion of FREQ, … More

Perpetuating LSI Misconceptions

Mr. Nick Yorchak from Fusionbox and an alleged SEO “expert” has written this Sitepronews.com article about LSI, which perpetuates myths and … More