Comparative analysis of Select Search Engines: An Experiment With Forecasting of Result Fluctuation Using Simple Keyword "Catchwork"

Peerzada Mohammad Iqbal, Dr. Abdul Majid Baba, Aasim Bashir
2016 IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science  
This paper presents an experiment with forecasting of result fluctuation in four major search engines-Google, Bing, Yahoo, and Baidu using simple keyword "Catchwork" in the field of Library and Information Science. The forecasting of search engines was carried out by time series analysis collecting 100 days of sampling and latter by method of trend projecting 50 days of forecast data was generated which was taken into evaluation. The evaluation reveals that Google shows huge negative secular
more » ... negative secular trend while Bing also shows downward negative secular trend. Yahoo! shows a straight or neutral secular trend, while Baidu remarkable shows a positive secular trend producing a consistent growth in the database of Baidu in terms of results towards the simple term "Catchwork".
doi:10.9790/0837-21090299107 fatcat:rcpcglgy2bfr3dcsr7v2e3ryje