a project set up to provide an automated method of searching for and retrieving various kinds of information on the World Wide Web.
A full-text database system designed by Thinking Machines Corp. for information retrieval; widely used on the Internet.
It is a database search system.
A network information system that enables clients to search documents on the World Wide Web.
A distributed information service and search engine that allows natural language input and indexed searching. Many Web search utilities use a WAIS engine.
A search engine and distributed information service that allows indexed searching and natural language input.
A client/server method of accessing databases stored on multiple servers. You use a WAIS client to connect to a WAIS server and search the databases that...