Learning About Search Engines From Google Engineers

Want to learn how Google works? A new archive of publications by Google employees offers deep insights into many aspects of the search engine’s operation.

Want to learn how Google works? A new archive of publications by Google employees offers deep insights into many aspects of the search engine’s operation. The archive is organized by topic, covering the major functions required to run a search engine, such as information retrieval, search engine design and machine learning.

Many of these articles are heavy-duty, industrial strength treatises suitable only for those with the technical background needed to follow the math and logic presented. But some are eminently readable for non-technical folks, such as Searching the World Wide Web, which originally appeared in Science Magazine. [Read More]