O'Reilly Emerging Technology Conference - March 3-6, 2006 - San Diego, CA
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Keynote

Search and the Network Effect: Sponsored by Microsoft

Christopher Payne, Corporate Vice President, MSN Search, Microsoft, Inc.
Frederick Savoye, Senior Director, Microsoft

Date: Wednesday, March 08
Time: 11:15am - 11:30am
Location: Elizabeth Ballroom ABCD

As search continues to grow in scope and complexity (yes, it is getting harder, not easier), search engines will need to make explicit use of network effects between users to help return relevant results from the "tail." The tail of niche information continues to grow and one way to improve the search experience, especially of those niche queries, is to leverage a network or community. Come hear what MSN Search has up its sleeve in regards to the future of search and how search will function in a Windows Live world.



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Microsoft

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Yahoo! Inc.
Yahoo! Inc.

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