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George R [PersonRank 10]

Monday, January 31, 2011
8 years ago6,865 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.
blog.stephenwolfram.com/2011/0 ...

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:
tech.blorge.com/Structure:%20/ ...
search.slashdot.org/story/11/0 ...

TOMHTML [PersonRank 10]

8 years ago #

Failed Wikipedia has failed.

Roger Browne [PersonRank 10]

8 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]

8 years ago #

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

James Xuan [PersonRank 10]

8 years ago #

Yeah, but that's a Google result

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