Internet Fish

2/1/98


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Table of Contents

Internet Fish

Publishing Information on the Web is easy

Finding Useful Information on the Web is hard

What Ziggy really wants

What Ziggy really wants

A New Internet Search Tool

The Internet Fish

The Internet Fish

The Internet Fish: Automated Resource Discovery on the Web

The Internet Fish: Automated Resource Discovery on the Web

The Internet Fish: Automated Resource Discovery on the Web

The Internet Fish: Automated Resource Discovery on the Web

Internet Fish Language

Internet Fish Language

Standard Declarations

Standard Declarations

Standard Declarations

The Internet Fish: Automated Resource Discovery on the Web

Internet Fish Construction Kit

Encapsulating Heuristic Knowledge

Infochunk-Rule Interactions

Top-Level Driver Loop

Long-term Conversations with the User

What is a question? What is a user?

Other System Software

The Internet Fish: Automated Resource Discovery on the Web

The “Finder” Internet Fish

The “Finder” Internet Fish

Building the “Finder” Fish: Heuristic Knowledge

Building the “Finder” Fish: User Interaction

Building the “Finder” Fish: Interest Rules

The Internet Fish: Automated Resource Discovery on the Web

Ziggy’s Problem

“Partial Evaluation” Declarations

Starting the Internet Fish

Questions for Ziggy

“List of Found Documents”

Documents for which the Fish Requested Ratings by Ziggy

More Document Ratings

Answered Questions Contribute to the Fish’s Knowledge

New “Known Relevant” Sources Lead to New Documents, Questions

What next for Internet Fish?

Conclusions

Author: Brian A. LaMacchia

Email: bal@farcaster.com

Home Page: http://www.farcaster.com/


Brian A. LaMacchia
bal@farcaster.com
This page last updated: 18 Aug 2008