> The numbers are a bit old but a very good study which investigates how
> much data is on the web is:
> Lyman, Peter and Hal R. Varian (2003) How much information =E2=80=93 2003.
> Technical report, School of Information Management and Systems,
> University of California at Berkeley.
> > I am looking for some up to date statistics on the amount of textual
> > data on the web. I have seen varied estimates ranging up to 1
> > Exabyte. I am sure that it is not possible to define precisely what
> > "text on the web" means (do you include email, cached text, local
> > files, "hidden" web, etc).
> > Drago
> Constantin Orasan <C.Orasan at wlv.ac.uk>
> Lecturer in Computational Linguistics
> Research Group in Computational Linguistics
> University of Wolverhampton
-- Dragomir R. Radev Associate Professor SI, CSE, Ling U. Michigan, Ann Arbor http://www.eecs.umich.edu/~radev radev at umich.edu