WWW94: the RBSE spider

or balancing effective search against web load.


presented by david eichmann, university of houston, texas


the spider

the RBSE spider (Repository Based Software Engineering, name of a research program) is a program that creates and manipulates an orcale database which holds information about the web graph. the spider can perform several levels of search operations, from a breadth search starting with a given URL to a limited search from already known, unvisited URLs present in the database.

the indexer

the indexer extracts information from the database and presents it in HTML format.


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2nd_day_spider / 18-jan-1999 (ra) / reto ambühler