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Mining rich session context to improve web search

Guangyu Zhu, Gilad Mishne
2009 Proceedings of the 15th ACM SIGKDD international conference on Knowledge discovery and data mining - KDD '09  
User browsing information, particularly their non-search related activity, reveals important contextual information on the preferences and the intent of web users.  ...  In this paper, we expand the use of browsing information for web search ranking and other applications, with an emphasis on analyzing individual user sessions for creating aggregate models.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We thank Benoit Dumoulin and other members of the Query Intent Modeling Team in Yahoo! Search and Yahoo! Research Barcelona for useful discussions.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1557019.1557131 dblp:conf/kdd/ZhuM09 fatcat:6se74mfubfb3lix6unbrnlg2ba

The Daily Image Information Needs and Seeking Behavior of Chinese Undergraduate Students

Kun Huang, Diane Kelly
2013 College and Research Libraries  
A survey was conducted at Beijing Normal University to explore subjects' motives for image seeking; the image types they need; how and where they seek images; and the difficulties they encounter.  ...  The findings reveal the need to improve the image services offered by academic libraries and strengthen undergraduates' information literacy with respect to image search and use.  ...  ¨ Permit users to draw a draft of query imagë Provide feeling, impression, or sense based image searcḧ Permit users to define color, shape, and layout of elements of the images querÿ Permit users to search  ... 
doi:10.5860/crl-331 fatcat:uulqsv7nlfcvhowx4tfyyu72fm

Customization in a unified framework for summarizing medical literature

N. Elhadad, M.-Y. Kan, J.L. Klavans, K.R. McKeown
2005 Artificial Intelligence in Medicine  
Customization includes both group-based modeling for two classes of users, physician and lay person, and individually driven models based on a patient record.  ...  Methods and Material: Our summarizer employs a unified user model to create a tailored summary of relevant documents for either a physician or lay person.  ...  The strategy for lay users handles the two other types of information access tasks: for browsing, it provides high-level overviews, whereas for searching, it generates text indicating differences between  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.artmed.2004.07.018 pmid:15811784 fatcat:xsykbwtsynf55bzlc4jrt6afbe

Multimedia Pivot Tables for Multimedia Analytics on Image Collections

Marcel Worring, Dennis Koelma, Jan Zahalka
2016 IEEE transactions on multimedia  
We formalize the concept of multimedia pivot tables and give design rules and methods for the multimodal summarization, structuring, and browsing of the collection based on these tables, all optimized  ...  We have performed user experiments with novice users on a dataset from Flickr to improve the initial design and with expert users in marketing and multimedia analysis on two domain specific datasets collected  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We would like to thank all the participants in the user experiments. In particular Olivier Ponti, Masoud Mazloom, Stevan Rudinac, and Bob Rietveld.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tmm.2016.2614380 fatcat:wg4xnuhp2jgu7p7kwghss2j25e

User-Based Evaluations of Search Engines: Hygiene Factors and Motivation Factors

Ya-lan Chuang, Ling-ling Wu
2007 2007 40th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS'07)  
Based on a user-oriented perspective, the paper is aimed to derive functional requirements of search engines rooted in Herzberg's Two Factor Theory.  ...  Hygiene factors of search engine "attract" users to try a search engine in the first place, but it is the motivation factors that "retain" users to continue using the same search engine.  ...  This approach is typically represented by the classic information retrieval evaluation, which tests a search engine based on a standard corpus (test queries) and compute precision and recall to compare  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2007.590 dblp:conf/hicss/ChuangW07 fatcat:ivt7a7ucu5a57dfpjrrwe76xee

Digital Work Environment (DWE): Using Tasks to Organize Digital Resources [chapter]

Narayanan Meyyappan, Suliman Al-Hawamdeh, Schubert Foo
2001 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Due to vast amount of information available and the difficulty faced by students and staff in finding the relevant resources, there is a need for a better and logical organization of these resources.  ...  DWE is aimed at providing a one-stop access point to local and remote digital library collections, traditional in -house libraries, and most importantly, to the vast array of information resources that  ...  SenseMaker facilitates both the contextual evolution of a user's interests and the moves between browsing and searching via structure -based searching and structure-based filtering.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-44796-2_21 fatcat:2abqgw4uaffglfhttz5nwus4pm

Supporting Online and On-Site Digital Diverse Travels

Giorgos Mathioudakis, Iosif Klironomos, Nikolaos Partarakis, Eleni Papadaki, Nikos Anifantis, Margherita Antona, Constantine Stephanidis
2021 Heritage  
Cultural-heritage research has created a vast amount of information regarding heritage objects and sites.  ...  This amount of information is now available and should be used to create novel forms of experiential access to cultural heritage powered by the web and mobile technologies mixed with novel interaction  ...  Acknowledgments: The project "Cultures and Remembrances: Virtual time travels to the encounters of people from the 13th to 20th centuries.  ... 
doi:10.3390/heritage4040251 fatcat:77r65xqvhrh7hijef5te7xafxi

Cognitive Engineering in Information Retrieval Domains - Merging Paradigms?

1995 BIBLIOTHEK Forschung und Praxis  
A/S (Lars Tversted), The Danish Library Center A/S (Ove Gundberg), the TUP Programme, FTU Programme, the National Science Foundation for the Humanities in Denmark, The National Foundation for Public and  ...  Acknowledgements A great number of people and partners from the library Community, research Institutes and industrial companies in Denmark are gratefully acknowledged for their significant contributions  ...  Based on the analysis of these queries, the invariant structure of users' needs and intentions were used to develop a classification scheme for fiction äs well äs the data base structure and Information  ... 
doi:10.1515/bfup.1995.19.1.64 fatcat:ohvd6ue2fzbo5d33ol4oeqrkpu

Query Refinement in Similarity Retrieval Systems

Kaushik Chakrabarti, Michael Ortega, Kriengkrai Porkaew, Sharad Mehrotra
2001 IEEE Data Engineering Bulletin  
Letters, conference information, and news should be sent to the Editor-in-Chief. Papers for each issue are solicited by and should be sent to the Associate Editor responsible for the issue.  ...  Its scope includes the design, implementation, modelling, theory and application of database systems and their technology.  ...  Aditya, Urmila Kelkar, Megha Meshram and Parag for implementing some parts of the BANKS system and for their help with loading the databases.  ... 
dblp:journals/debu/ChakrabartiOPM01 fatcat:kwrajv6a2rbr5kng7lmk66a5wu

Human–information interaction research and development

Gary Marchionini
2008 Library & Information Science Research  
Human-information interaction shifts the foci of all aspects of information work; blurs boundaries between information objects, technology, and people; and creates new forms of information.  ...  a r t i c l e i n f o The information field continues to evolve rapidly as digital technology changes the very nature of information and how people interact with each other and with information.  ...  Acknowledgments The author thanks Paul Solomon for the helpful suggestions and comments on the paper; Cassidy Sugimoto for the editorial assistance; and Rachael Clemens for her help with the figures.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.lisr.2008.07.001 fatcat:spwg25x4knb2tiddjqwp7urgk4

Integrated pest management (IPM) and Internet-based information delivery systems

Waheed I. Bajwa, Leonard Coop, Marcos Kogan
2003 Neotropical Entomology  
No other medium offers such ability as simultaneous real-time weather information, multimedia, analytical processing and multi-way discussion and feedback. IPM is an information-intensive system.  ...  The Internet particularly the WWW, has opened up a rich array of data resources for IPM research, extension, teaching, and learning that was not as readily accessible before the advent of the Internet.  ...  Panizzi for his continuous encouragement to write this paper and for his efforts for arranging the workshop.  ... 
doi:10.1590/s1519-566x2003000300001 fatcat:kkzbcmcvz5bclg7xjnhcg7ncni

A Vision for Open Cyber-Scholarly Infrastructures

Costantino Thanos
2016 Publications  
, and information-seeking practices enabled by OCIs.  ...  ., data-intensive, multidisciplinary, open, and heavily dependent on Internet technologies, entail the creation of a linked scholarly record that is online and open.  ...  Presumably, there is a continuum of user behaviors varying between knowing exactly what a user wants to find (querying) and having only an extremely vague idea of what s/he is looking for (browsing).  ... 
doi:10.3390/publications4020013 fatcat:5tj5qw3h65ctvjcj2isgr7whp4

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1997 Cartographic Perspectives  
Most of the WWW GIR's discussed in this article permit users to browse the map for information or to present a query screen to enter search terms.  ...  Before the query is submitted to the system, the user selects an interface and a region for search.  ...  Map Collectors' Sltow and Tell FREAC The North American Cartographic Information Society (NACIS) was founded in 1980 in response to the need for a multidisciplinary organization to facilitate communication  ... 
doi:10.14714/cp26.714 fatcat:cfvjl4c73vchteq3axdwp7tuzi

Web Mining Research: A Survey [article]

Raymond Kosala, Hendrik Blockeel
2000 arXiv   pre-print
With the huge amount of information available online, the World Wide Web is a fertile area for data mining research.  ...  We also explore the connection between the Web mining categories and the related agent paradigm.  ...  When a user uses search service he or she usually inputs a simple keyword query and the query response is the list of pages ranked based on their similarity to the query.  ... 
arXiv:cs/0011033v1 fatcat:uczqoncgz5a6zndq2ezh7l62zm

Reconstituting the urban through community-articulated digital environments

Ramesh Srinivasan
2004 The Journal of urban technology  
Village Voice is based on a unique architecture of community authored ontology, and raises provocative questions relative to important issues of public space and urbanism.  ...  While a number of digital media projects have been justifiably criticized for their inability to energize community, I believe the problem has been one of design approach.  ...  This is reflective of how closely each thumbnail corresponds to the terms the user decided to search on in the search page. A brighter illumination indicates a closer match with the search query.  ... 
doi:10.1080/10630730412331297323 fatcat:4ky6pc4s3jhvdixpzjlr5cttqa
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