December 2017

SearchBetter: helping DART find even more search results

Neel Mehta, Harvard CS 2018
 

There are numerous open source packages that enable text-search of custom text corpuses. A major challenge for these implementations is addressing zero result searches, where a user may misunderstand that a small corpus should not return millions of results like Google or other Internet search engines. Harvard has recently implemented search across a large body of education content from HarvardX and Harvard YouTube channels. The new project called Digital Assets for...

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