The Internet is a global collection of computer networks that in collaboration provides a powerful communications service and a comprehensive hierarchy of accessible information to millions of users worldwide. The Internet is used as an information retrieval mechanism by millions of different people across the globe. On submitting a request for information, a user can be overwhelmed by thousands of results that may have some relevance but may not be valuable to the user. The process of information retrieval on the Internet is a computing subject of interest to the general public.
The ITB Journal:
2, Article 14.
Available at: http://arrow.dit.ie/itbj/vol3/iss2/14