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Alta Vista

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

This was one of the most powerful search engines in the nineties. It was originally developed by the now defunct Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC). The engine emerged from a project which...

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Alta Vista

Phil C. Weigand.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Latin American and Caribbean Art; Pre-Columbian Art. 579 words.

Site of Pre-Columbian culture near Chalchihuites, Zacatecas, northern Mexico. It was explored by Gamio in 1910 and by Kelly in 1971 and 1976. Its chronology is still uncertain, but the...

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Alta Vista

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

This was one of the most powerful search engines in the nineties. It was originally developed by the now defunct Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC). The engine emerged from a project which...

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Alta Vista

Edited by Darrel Ince.

in A Dictionary of the Internet

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computer Networking and Communications. 108 words.

This was one of the most powerful *search engines in the nineties. It was originally developed by the now defunct ...

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Chalchihuites–Alta Vista

Overview page. Subjects: History of the Americas.

The Chalchihuites culture of northwestern Zacatecas and south-central Durango is the best-known Mesoamerican culture of the North Central frontier region. The present knowledge of this...

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Chalchihuites–Alta Vista

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Mesoamerican Cultures

January 2001; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of the Americas. 1274 words.

The Chalchihuites culture of northwestern Zacatecas and south-central Durango is the best-known Mesoamerican culture of the North Central frontier region.

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Scooter

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

The name of the spider that is used by the Alta Vista search engine.

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Scooter

Edited by Darrel Ince.

in A Dictionary of the Internet

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Computer Networking and Communications. 17 words.

The name of the *spider that is used by the *Alta Vista search engine.

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Wide Area Information Servers

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

An early search engine which used keyword-based searches to look for documents on the Internet. It has now been superseded by more modern search engines such as Alta Vista.

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search engine

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

A program that when initiated by a search command from a user interface examines a body of data for items satisfying the search criteria and returns the items or their locations to the...

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Real Name

Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

*uniform resource locators are notoriously difficult to remember. The Real Name system was developed in order to overcome this. It allows the user to refer to a Web site by an easily...

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search engine

Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Business and Management

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management. 64 words.

A service provided on the Internet that enables the user to search for items of interest. Some, such as the widely used Google, Yahoo, and Alta Vista, are free and attempt to capture...

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Quality of anaesthesia-related information accessed via Internet searches

S. Caron, J. Berton and L. Beydon.

in BJA: British Journal of Anaesthesia

August 2007; p ublished online May 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 4125 words.

Background

We conducted a study to examine the quality and stability of information available from the Internet on four anaesthesia-related topics.

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Maril, Herman

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 20th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 331 words.

American, 20th century, male.

Born 1908, in Baltimore; died 1986, in Hyannis (Massachusetts).

Painter. Landscapes, seascapes, scenes with figures, still-lifes.

He...

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Infectious Disease Cases for Educational Purposes: Open-Access Resources on the Internet

Victor L. Yu, Matthew E. Falagas, Efthymia A. Karveli and George Panos.

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

August 2007; p ublished online August 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 2088 words.

The use of medical cases in the problem-based learning approach has been increasing in medical schools worldwide. We collected information regarding the relevant World Wide Web resources...

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Indicators of Accuracy of Consumer Health Information on the Internet

Don Fallis and Martin Frické.

in Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Journal Article. 4143 words.

Abstract

Objectives: To identify indicators of accuracy for consumer health information on the Internet. The results will help lay people...

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Burton, Walter Moses

Eric Gardner.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 658 words.

politician and activist, was born into slavery in North Carolina. Both he and his mother, Susan, were owned by the wealthy Thomas Burke Burton, who moved to Fort Bend County, Texas, from...

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Prairie View A&M University.

Kenneth Wayne Howell.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1174 words.

Prairie View A&M University is a historically black university located in Prairie View, Texas, and is a member of the Texas A&M University System. Founded in 1876, the institution was...

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