Indexing the WWW



The internet has been around for a long time, the Web is relatively new. However since the birth of the Web even the average person has become interested in it. Given the recent interest in it, the Web is starting to become a household thing.

But it the huge amount of information on the Web is to be on any use, it must be easily accessed. This requires a good indexing technique, but there are many problems:


In order to make an effective index to any big resource, we must first know what we are indexing and how the information is being used. On the Internet there are many types of index. Each one has it's intended use and is designed for that purpose. The three main types of index are:

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