Improved user RTSE experience on the web through fast retrieval of social media content

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Conference Paper

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Author Affiliation

  • Naveen Zehra Quazilbash is Ph.D. Scholar at the Faculty of Computer Science, Institute of Business Administration, Karachi
  • Syed Mazhar Hasan Qadri is student of MSCS at Institute of Business Administration, Karachi
  • Shakeel Ahmed Khoja is Professor at Institute of Business Administration, Karachi

Conference Name

2012 15th International Multitopic Conference (INMIC)

Conference Location

Islamabad, Pakistan

Conference Dates

13-15 December 2012


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Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

Abstract / Description

Web 2.0 applications like Twitter and Facebook are producing real-time content continuously, at a very rapid pace, courtesy the growing interest of the masses in the social media. Real-time search engines (RTSE), which have the capacity to search social media content, like Topsy, Bing etc are currently in their initial stage, due to low coverage on web, lack of full access to APIs of social media websites and inconvenient user experience.

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