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December 2010

Fun with auto-complete

by Petra Hofer December 10, 2010 Search Science

Some web search engines use auto-complete to suggest queries or even results after users start typing in the search box. On our site, this feature is called “eBay suggestions”. Auto-complete suggestions are generated offline by looking at the history of popular user queries and demand over a period of several weeks. For frequently mis-spelled queries, [...]

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