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AccuFind


https://web.archive.org/web/20010526124453/http://accufind.com/

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AccuFind.com was a metasearch engine of Cambridge Internet Solutions from the USA. The website AccuFind.com was registered on October 17, 1998 and AccuFind.net on October 23, 1998. The financing concept was banner advertising. AccuFind combined the content of 18 search engines and directories, including WebCrawler, Excite and MSN Search. AccuFind creates a rating profile in interaction with the viewers with the aim of improving the search accuracy. The profiles are taken into account in the ranking mechanism.

     
Language English



Launched 1998
Closed 2001



Developer Cambridge Internet Solutions



Country of Origin US America



Owner
1998 - 2001 Cambridge Internet Solutions



Topic Universal



Region No Limitation



Technical functionalities
and/or
Strategy
Meta search engine



Used SeEn 18 search engines and directories
WebCrawler
Excite
MSN Search






Older Version Internet Archive / WebCite



»AccuFind was once billed as a metasearch engine that provided quick and easy access to 18 search engines and directories from one page. Metasearch engines gather information from many other Internet search engines. The results are combined into one Internet search tool. Accufind also used the concept of interaction with viewers to provide site rating profiles which enabled the most relevant sites to be displayed first. Unfortunately, the page results would only display in AccuFind and could not be bookmarked. Other more advanced search engines soon prevailed and the AccuFind search engine is no longer in operation ...« Source

»The AccuFind JavaScript search engine brings together the best of many resources to find whatever you want to know. AccuFind automatically searches infobases, news, books, and the Internet.« Source




Name

Accufind: »To improve search accuracy ...« Source



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Features & Functionality

»AccuFind is a meta search engine. This means it gathers information from many other leading Internet search engines and combines it into a simple, easy to use Internet search tool. To improve search accuracy, AccuFind interacts with viewers to create a site rating profiles. These profiles are incorporated into an advanced ranking mechanism which displays the most relevant sites first.« Source



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References & further Publications

Wikipedia (EN): n.a.
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Other Sources

About URL: https://web.archive.org/web/19990219100327/http://accufind.com/about.html
Accu-Find Internet Services - COMPLAINANT vs. AccuFind - RESPONDENT (Minneapolis, Minnesota 55405 USA - Forum File No: FA0005000094831) URL: https://www.adrforum.com/domaindecisions/94831.htm




Created: 2013-03-17