SIGNIDR V brought together the leading researchers in the then nascent field of Internet search engines.
The event was held at the MITRE Corporation in McLean, Virginia, on August 4, 1994, and broadcast Internet-wide over the multicasting backbone (MBONE).
Previous gatherings included: SIGWAIS I (USGS, Reston, VA), SIGWAIS II (Library of Congress, Washington, DC), SIGNIDR III (National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD), and SIGNIDR IV (Department of Commerce, Washington, DC)
Event Chair: Robert H'obbes' Zakon
09:00-09:10 Administrative notes 09:10-09:25 Welcome - Robert H'obbes' Zakon, The MITRE Corporation 09:25-10:00 Keynote - Carl Malamud, Internet Multicasting Service 10:00-10:05 Network Publishing and Copyright Introduction 10:05-10:30 NPC 1 - Interactive Access to Computer Programs over Telecommunications Pathways: Some Copyright Implications Patrice Lyons, Law Offices of Patrice Lyons, Chartered 10:30-10:55 NPC 2 - MecklerWeb Chris Locke, MecklerWeb 10:55-11:10 Break 11:10-11:15 Door Prize Drawings 11:15-11:40 NPC 3 - Electronic Scholarly Communications and Libraries Gail McMillan, Virginia Tech 11:40-11:55 Technology Update - Brewster Kahle, WAIS Inc. 11:55-12:10 Technology Update - Jason Ng, NCSA 12:10-01:00 Lunch 01:00-01:05 Door Prize Drawings 01:05-01:10 Security Introduction 01:15-01:35 SEC 1 - Security and the WWW David Dalva, TIS 01:35-02:00 SEC 2 - Firewalls, Application Gateways, and Proxies Bede McCall, MITRE 02:00-02:25 SEC 3 - Secure Access to Data Over the Internet Vicki Jones, UIUC 02:25-02:45 Break 02:45-02:50 Door Prize Drawings 02:50-02:55 Network Search Agents Introduction 02:55-03:20 NSA 1 - Finding What People Want: Experiences with the WebCrawler Brian Pinkerton, U of Washington 03:20-03:45 NSA 2 - Ethical Web Spiders: Citizenship and Added Value David Eichmann, U of Houston - Clear Lake 03:45-04:10 NSA 3 - Renegade Intelligent Agents James Pottmyer, DISA 04:10-04:35 NSA 4 - Web Agent Related Research at the Center for Machine Translation John Leavitt, CMU
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