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ArchiveWeb: Collaboratively Extending and Exploring Web Archive Collections [chapter]

Zeon Trevor Fernando, Ivana Marenzi, Wolfgang Nejdl, Rishita Kalyani
2016 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This paper describes the functionalities of our current prototype for searching, constructing, exploring and discussing web archive collections, as well as feedback on this prototype from seven archiving  ...  ArchiveWeb has been developed using an iterative evaluation-driven design-based research approach, with considerable user feedback at all stages.  ...  This work was partially funded by the European commission in the context of the ALEXANDRIA project (ERC advanced grant no 339233).  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-43997-6_9 fatcat:z5eurklh7jcdrpyc6idtser764

ArchiveWeb: collaboratively extending and exploring web archive collections—How would you like to work with your collections?

Zeon Trevor Fernando, Ivana Marenzi, Wolfgang Nejdl
2017 International Journal on Digital Libraries  
ArchiveWeb system for searching, constructing, exploring, and discussing web archive collections.  ...  ArchiveWeb has been developed using an iterative evaluation-driven design-based research approach, with considerable user feedback at all stages.  ...  We are also grateful to all experts, who participated with enthusiasm in our evaluation, providing valuable feedback and useful suggestions to improve the ArchiveWeb system.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00799-016-0206-2 fatcat:2ghe7aibajaqvbebj2hafoenum


Jesus Alberto Rodriguez Perez, Stewart Whiting, Joemon M. Jose
2011 Proceedings of the 3rd international workshop on Collaborative information retrieval - CIR '11  
CoFox differs from other collaborative web browsing systems in that it provides a live video stream of web content being viewed by the remote user as the main awareness supporting mechanism.  ...  This paper outlines the preliminary design of a novel synchronous collaborative web browsing system named CoFox.  ...  SearchTogether also provides a tool called "split search", which divides the results of a search amongst the users for them to evaluate.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2064075.2064084 fatcat:ajpte65edrgbzigtxhi623xnwe

Further Experiments on Collaborative Ranking in Community-Based Web Search

Jill Freyne, Barry Smyth, Maurice Coyle, Evelyn Balfe, Peter Briggs
2004 Artificial Intelligence Review  
In this paper we describe a novel approach to using context in Web search that seeks to personalize the results of a generic search engine for the needs of a specialist community of users.  ...  Given the vagueness of Web search queries, recent research has focused on ways to introduce context into the search process as a means of clarifying vague, underspecified or ambiguous query terms.  ...  In order to provide further evidence in support of collaborative search we have recently completed a largerscale live-user evaluation, which we will describe in the following section.  ... 
doi:10.1023/b:aire.0000036257.77059.40 fatcat:q4a4ey7nkfdrjjfl3ud22o5krq

Models of Web Page Reputation in Social Search

Kevin McNally, Michael P. O'Mahony, Barry Smyth
2011 2011 IEEE Third Int'l Conference on Privacy, Security, Risk and Trust and 2011 IEEE Third Int'l Conference on Social Computing  
As a result, researchers have begun to explore the potential for a more collaborative approach to web search, one in which the search actions of other users can influence the results returned.  ...  We describe a number of different reputation models and evaluate them in the context of a particular social search service.  ...  In this section we evaluate our page reputation models using data generated during a recent closed, live-user trial of HeyStaks, designed to evaluate the utility of the HeyStaks brand of collaborative  ... 
doi:10.1109/passat/socialcom.2011.175 dblp:conf/socialcom/McNallyOS11 fatcat:zdson7i275gglfq2tvy2ukyxj4

Social and collaborative web search

Kevin McNally, Michael P. O'Mahony, Barry Smyth, Maurice Coyle, Peter Briggs
2011 Proceedings of the 15th international conference on Intelligent user interfaces - IUI '11  
ABSTRACT In this paper we describe the results of a live-user study to demonstrate the benefits of using the social search utility HeyStaks, a novel approach to Web search that combines ideas from personalization  ...  and social networking to provide a more collaborative search experience.  ...  In particular, we have described the results of a new live-user evaluation of HeyStaks. Our findings show how HeyStaks brings significant benefits to collaborating searchers.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1943403.1943472 dblp:conf/iui/McNallyOSCB11 fatcat:iaadfagnmbebnplfnky7sw3clq

Personalization via collaboration in Web retrieval systems: A context based approach

Ayse Goker, Daqing He
2005 Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
Finally, a user-oriented evaluation of Web-based adaptive retrieval systems is presented as an important aspect of the overall strategy for personalization.  ...  Then, based on the differences in the nature of documents, users and search tasks between traditional and Web retrieval environments, we describe our extensions of integrating collaboration in personalization  ...  Whether searches should be performed on the 'live Web' or on a large but finite extracted portion of the Web?  ... 
doi:10.1002/meet.1450400144 fatcat:duwpjxw6z5af3fgflyuf3hqumu

Mining recommendations from the web

Guy Shani, Max Chickering, Christopher Meek
2008 Proceedings of the 2008 ACM conference on Recommender systems - RecSys '08  
We propose a new evaluation metric, that takes into account the difficulty of prediction. We show that the new metric aligns well with the results from a user study.  ...  In this paper we study the challenges and evaluate the effectiveness of data collected from the web for recommendations.  ...  MINING THE WEB FOR RECOMMEN-DATIONS The World Wide Web can be thought of as a huge database of documents for which a search engine [6] such as Microsoft Live Search 1 provides indexing to allow us to  ... 
doi:10.1145/1454008.1454015 dblp:conf/recsys/ShaniCM08 fatcat:gvzwd6ad4jaulac3fws5qu3vii

A Case-Based Perspective on Social Web Search [chapter]

Barry Smyth, Peter Briggs, Maurice Coyle, Michael P. O'Mahony
2009 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this paper we build on recent work to describe and evaluate a new application of case-based Web search, one that focuses on how experience reuse can support collaboration among searchers.  ...  Special emphasis is placed on the development of a case-based system that is compatible with existing search engines. We also describe the results of a live-user deployment.  ...  In short we argue that this implementation of case-based Web search adds a new layer of collaboration to Web search by mediating the reuse of search experiences.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-02998-1_35 fatcat:zaxc54mcjjgmlgj4js5tlw67ri

A Case Study of Collaboration and Reputation in Social Web Search

Kevin McNally, Michael P. O'Mahony, Maurice Coyle, Peter Briggs, Barry Smyth
2011 ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology  
and Chi 2009] , whereby the search efforts of a user might be influenced by their social graph or the searches of others, potentially leading to a more collaborative model of search.  ...  This paper focuses on the second idea, that of collaboration. In the main, web search takes the form of an isolated interaction between lone searcher and search engine.  ...  In this section we describe the results of a closed, live-user trial of HeyStaks, designed to evaluate the utility of HeyStaks' brand of collaborative search in factfinding, information discovery tasks  ... 
doi:10.1145/2036264.2036268 fatcat:aern5efxezbw5je2m55xhpxhni

Supporting Cross-Device Web Search with Social Navigation-Based Mobile Touch Interactions [chapter]

Shuguang Han, Daqing He, Zhen Yue, Peter Brusilovsky
2015 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
My major research interests lie on the intelligent support of information retrieval systems for complex information access tasks (e.g., exploratory people search, cross-device web search).  ...  Brief Bio I am a 4 th year PhD student in the School of Information Sciences at University of Pittsburgh.  ...  In this paper, we present a new toolkit, named Wernicke that enables users to interact with the DOM structure of a web page and annotate the page structures lively.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-20267-9_12 fatcat:a3yv7hh5mrbp7jyk2k7lokbrky

Collaborative exploratory search in real-world context

Naoki Tani, Danushka Bollegala, Naiwala Chandrasiri, Keisuke Okamoto, Kazunari Nawa, Shuhei Iitsuka, Yutaka Matsuo
2011 Proceedings of the 20th ACM international conference on Information and knowledge management - CIKM '11  
We propose Collaborative Exploratory Search (CES), which is an integration of dialog analysis and web search that involves multiparty collaboration to accomplish an exploratory information retrieval goal  ...  Given a real-time dialog between users on a single topic; we define CES as the task of automatically detecting the topic of the dialog and retrieving task-relevant web pages to support the dialog.  ...  discounted cumulative gain (NDCG), evaluating a collaborative search system is a challenging task because of the lack of any gold standard for the collaborative search task or evaluation measures that  ... 
doi:10.1145/2063576.2063909 dblp:conf/cikm/TaniBCONIM11 fatcat:jajoxpg2gzg4tdzobmtm67oghm


Meredith Ringel Morris, Eric Horvitz
2007 Proceedings of the 20th annual ACM symposium on User interface software and technology - UIST '07  
We introduce SearchTogether, a prototype that enables groups of remote users to synchronously or asynchronously collaborate when searching the Web.  ...  However, current Web search tools are designed for a single user, working alone.  ...  Brush, Dan Morris, and Jaime Teevan for their feedback on drafts of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1294211.1294215 dblp:conf/uist/MorrisH07 fatcat:x72o2qslnrh2bgpjkhpsyhr734

A Survey of Collaborative Web Search - Through Collaboration among Search Engine Users to More Relevant Results

Pavel Surynek
2013 Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development  
A survey on collaborative aspects of web search is presented in this paper. Current state in full-text web search engines with regards on users collaboration is given.  ...  The position of the paper is that it is becoming increasingly important to learn from other users searches in a collaborative way in order to provide more relevant results and increase benefit from web  ...  Research Topics in Collaborative Web Search The top level research question is how to make cooperative recommendations for the user of the web search engine.  ... 
doi:10.5220/0004621803310336 dblp:conf/ic3k/Surynek13 fatcat:hppbzcommze7njjrgtmyj4gsn4

Lively Wiki a development environment for creating and sharing active web content

Robert Krahn, Dan Ingalls, Robert Hirschfeld, Jens Lincke, Krzysztof Palacz
2009 Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Wikis and Open Collaboration - WikiSym '09  
In this paper we present Lively Wiki, a development and collaboration environment based on the Lively Kernel which enables users to create rich and interactive Web pages and applications -without leaving  ...  Lively Wiki combines the wiki metaphor with a direct-manipulation user interface and adds a concept for Web programming as well as programming tool support to create an easy to use, scalable, and extendable  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We would like to thank Philip Weaver and Peter Fraser for their ongoing effort of testing Lively Wiki and for creating interesting applications.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1641309.1641324 dblp:conf/wikis/KrahnIHLP09 fatcat:3zdi3mhgfjf65jpeielrjr62ay
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