Keyword Searching with Smart Tracker
This Digimind feature lets you use the information stored on other search engines across the internet as a source for your agents. To find out more about this keywords and Smart Tracker, read this article. For more details on how to set up a keyword seach using Smart Tracker, read this.
Using operators with the keywords
Digimind will take your keywords and use them to interrogate different search engines, ranging from Google, to Yahoo!, to UPSTO, etc. Each of these search engines uses it's own symbols for operators.
There are two ways to apply operators to limit the size of the information flow from the search engines.
Set a query for your agent
Digimind agents allow you to construct sophisticated queries, which will help you to filter out any information that is extraneous to your needs. For more on writing queries, read this article.
Use operators inside Smart Tracker
In the space where you write your keywords, it is also possible to add some keywords.
In this example, my original query contains two words: banana and milkshake
I can change this to include OR, which will give me a different information flow:
Or I can use NOT, which will give me another information flow:
Which keywords work for the search engines?
In the table below you will find details of which keywords will function for the different search engines.
Is there anything else I need to know?
For Google, there is a limit of 32 keywords for a search.
In this kind of case, use a set of relatively simple keywords to generate an information flow from Google results pages, and then apply a more sophicated query to your Digimind agent.