Date Added: Jan 2013
Personalized web search is one of the growing concepts in the web technologies. Personalization of web search is to carry out retrieval for each user incorporating his/her interests. For a given query, a personalized Web search can provide different search results for different users or organize search results differently for each user, based upon their interests, preferences, and information needs. There are many personalized web search algorithms for analyzing the user interests and producing the outcome quickly; User profiling, Hyperlink Analysis, Content Analysis and collaborative web search are some of the instances for that kind of algorithms. In this paper, the authors are analyzing various issues of personalized web search.