DowQuest Brings Parallel Processing To Retrieval

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A topic search through 185 publications in a fraction of a second? That's the claim of DowQuest, the utility available since June 15 to subscribers of Dow Jones News/Retrieval, the business information service of Dow Jones & Co.

The new service combines the speed of a massively parallel supercomputer with sophisticated relevance feedback search techniques to deliver a response to English language requests in approximately 74 milliseconds.

DowQuest users must pay a surcharge of $2.00 a minute

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