Searching The Deep Web: The WOW project

  • Domonkos Tikk
  • Zsolt T. Kardkovács
  • Gabor Magyar
Conference paper

The amount of data available on the Internet is continuously and rapidly growing. It is a well-known fact that even the best search engines cannot index more than a relatively small fraction (15–30%) of entirety of data on the Internet, and due to the mentioned increase rate, this portion is solidly decreasing. The fraction of the indexed data is even smaller if one considers not only the easily indexable surface web, but also the so-called deep web (DW).


Search Engine Content Provider Path Expression Natural Language Query Mediator Layer 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Domonkos Tikk
    • 1
  • Zsolt T. Kardkovács
    • 1
  • Gabor Magyar
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Telecommunication and Media InformaticsBudapest University of Technology and EconomicsHungary

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