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From "Robert A. Decker" <dec...@robdecker.com>
Subject Re: Autonomy vs Lucene, etc..
Date Fri, 26 Jul 2002 04:52:35 GMT
Ha! Talk about the good 'ol days:
2000:
"...Now that Autonomy has achieved a $1 billion market cap..."
2002:
AUTN  (NASDAQ NM)  $ 2.15  
Market Cap $ 270.7 M 

I'm not saying that market value has anything to do with the usefulness of
software... 

thanks,
rob

http://www.robdecker.com/
http://www.planetside.com/

On Thu, 25 Jul 2002, David Spencer wrote:

> I think Autonomy is also based on Bayesian logic.
> I enjoyed this article on it:
> 
> http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/8.02/autonomy.html
> 
> Anoop Kumar V wrote:
> 
> > Ok.. currently Autonomy is used as an extensive search engine on our site.
> > Until now we used to return results after searching through several external
> > sites using the spider/categorizer components of autonomy. And now our
> > own site has grown enof that we have all the info necessary in our web site
> > itself. So we do not need autonomy for such an internal search (and the
> > costs
> > involved). All we need is a search engine which will search through our
> > website and return those specific pages as links which is of interest to the
> >
> > user.
> >
> > i hope that is clear..
> > -anoop
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Nader S. Henein [mailto:nsh@bayt.net]
> > Sent: Thursday, July 25, 2002 10:42 AM
> > To: Lucene Users List
> > Subject: RE: Autonomy vs Lucene, etc..
> >
> > Could you explain a little bit what autonomy does for you and what
> > requirements you have that need to be met.
> >
> > Nader Henein
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Anoop Kumar V [mailto:akumarv@sapient.com]
> > Sent: Thursday, July 25, 2002 9:05 AM
> > To: 'Lucene Users List'
> > Subject: Autonomy vs Lucene, etc..
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > i have a very basic question. We have been using Autonomy until now. but now
> > we are looking
> > for any alternative tools to substitute autonomy. This we decided as we hv
> > now shifted to a more
> > internal database/site search rather tahn the external search offered by
> > autonomy. What i want to know
> > is that.. can Lucene (or any other search engine) substitute autonomy and
> > what are the impacts.
> > Can you also guide me to any other search engine (ok..if it is not open
> > source) that is suitable
> > in terms of ease of installation and integration.
> >
> > thanx in advance..
> > -anoop
> >
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