|Home | Newsletter | My Articles | My Account | Help|
Browse Main Topics:Business
Computers & Electronics
Education & Reference
Entertainment & Leisure
Family & Home
Finance & Investment
Pets & Animals
Science & Technology
Society, Politics & Culture
Sports & Recreation
By default, the output is ordered by the "quality" of the match. The quality is determined by using a mathematical formula (standard term-frequency inverse-document frequency algorithm, not related to Hot Neuron SimilarityTM) which takes into account how often the search term appears in the document (relative to the total length of the document) and how rare that particular search term is among all documents. For more details on search engine algorithms see the page Information Retrieval and Search. For even more detail try the books: Modern Information Retrieval and Managing Gigabytes.
Our search engine does not do "stemming," meaning that it does not recognize that "recipe" and "recipes" are essentially the same.
Tip: If one of the words in your query is more important to you than the others, you can repeat that word several times in the query to force articles containing that word to have a higher quality ranking.
The search engine output screen contains various options to allow you more flexibility in refining your search.
If you came to the search engine through one of the category pages, the "search" pop-up menu on the output page gives you the option to search only the articles from that category or you can search on "all articles." If the category has subcategories, the category name will appear twice in the "search" menu--once with "(& subcat)" to indicate that subcategories should be included in the search, and once with "(only)" to indicate that subcategories are not to be included.
You can use the "order by" pop-up menu to sort by:
Copyright © 2000-2016 Hot Neuron LLC. All Rights Reserved.|
MagPortal.com and Hot Neuron are registered service marks of Hot Neuron LLC.