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George R [PersonRank 10]

Monday, January 31, 2011
11 years ago7,854 views

Stephen Wolfram compares Wolfram|Alpha to Watson, the IBM Jeopardy playing program. Wolfram has also searched a list of Jeopardy clues on various search engines. He evaluated and scored those results.
http://blog.stephenwolfram.com/2011/01/jeopardy-ibm-and-wolframalpha/

How often the solution appears on the search results page:
69% Google
68% Ask
63% Bing
62% Yandex
58% Blekko
23% Wikipedia

How often the solution appears in the first document listed on search results page:
66% Google
65% Bing
58% Yandex
51% Ask
40% Blekko
29% Wikipedia

other coverage:
http://tech.blorge.com/Structure:%20/2011/01/27/google-would-just-beat-bing-at-jeopardy/
http://search.slashdot.org/story/11/01/30/2142259/Google-Would-Beat-Bing-At-Jeopardy-Says-Wolfram

TOMHTML [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

Failed Wikipedia has failed.

Roger Browne [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

[put at-character here]TOMHTML: Do you think that might be because Wikipedia is not a search engine?

How can they meaningfully compare a site that searches the whole web, versus a site that only searches its own pages?

Ionut Alex. Chitu [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

The best search engine for Wikipedia is Google: [keywords site:wikipedia.org].

James Xuan [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

Yeah, but that's a Google result

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