Thursday, January 05, 2006

Meta Trails - I Need Them

"What is a meta trail?", I hear you ask. A meta trail happens whenever you follow your own or someone else's trail. This is the main point of Trexy: follow the your search trails or the trails of others to save you time.

As more meta trails are laid an efficient "meta" trail from A to B emerges. This is an optimal way of binding a search term to a great result efficiently. This is how ants distill the optimal trail to a result (food!) but human's do it too. This simple observation about human discovery, is the basis of the goat trail algorithm.

Stay tuned for the implementation of meta trails coming soon ...

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