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Challenges in the Development of Effective Systems for Professional Legal Search

Piyush Arora, Murhaf Hossari, Alfredo Maldonado, Clare Conran, Gareth J. F. Jones
2018 Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval  
documents in the collection are relevant to the information needed as expressed in each query.  ...  searching, and to study how they engage and interact with information.  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to thank Ahmed Abdelkader for helping with running some of the experiments.  ... 
dblp:conf/sigir/AroraHMCJ18 fatcat:5yh6567vsjfnfbi5nuhrsiymeu

Describing and predicting information-seeking behavior on the Web

Jeonghyun Kim
2009 Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
This study focuses on the task as a fundamental factor in the context of information seeking.  ...  models and to further suggest Web information system designs that support the user's diverse tasks.  ...  The author would also like to thank Dr. John Agada from ESU for his valuable comments.  ... 
doi:10.1002/asi.21035 fatcat:lvwhsfirvffcvbttl6mmoitmee

The information flaneur

Marian Dörk, Sheelagh Carpendale, Carey Williamson
2011 Proceedings of the 2011 annual conference on Human factors in computing systems - CHI '11  
We introduce the information flaneur as a new human-centred view on information seeking that is grounded in interdisciplinary research.  ...  These perspectives shift information seeking towards a more optimistic outlook: the information flaneur represents curious, creative, and critical information seeking.  ...  We are also very grateful to the reviewers for their constructive feedback and suggestions. Funding was provided by SMART Technologies, NSERC, and AITF.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1978942.1979124 dblp:conf/chi/DorkCW11 fatcat:6aqjnk3w6jcyhf45wpa7yznuiq

Users can change their web search tactics: Design guidelines for categorized overviews

Bill Kules, Ben Shneiderman
2008 Information Processing & Management  
An understanding of the impact of categorized overviews on search tactics will be useful to web search researchers, search interface designers, information architects and web developers.  ...  Categorized overviews of web search results are a promising way to support user exploration, understanding, and discovery.  ...  This research was partially supported by an AOL Fellowship in Human-Computer  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ipm.2007.07.014 fatcat:piwqdoky25byhlifznxbyldzm4

Evaluating TweetBubble with Ideation Metrics of Exploratory Browsing

Ajit Jain, Nic Lupfer, Yin Qu, Rhema Linder, Andruid Kerne, Steven M. Smith
2015 Proceedings of the 2015 ACM SIGCHI Conference on Creativity and Cognition - C&C '15  
Exploratory browsing is a creative process in which users seek and traverse diverse and novel information as they investigate a conceptual space.  ...  We extend the Twitter interface to stimulate exploratory browsing of social media and develop a creative cognition method to establish its efficacy.  ...  Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the NSF.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2757226.2757239 dblp:conf/candc/JainLQLKS15 fatcat:ayyw5ciivvab3h53tifbwbcmtu

A Review of Research Methodologies Employed in Serendipity Studies in the Context of Information Research

Xu Sun, Xiaosong Zhou, Qingfeng Wang, Sarah Sharples, Yaorun Zhang
2021 Pacific Asia Journal of the Association for Information Systems  
However, serendipitous encounters are subjective and rare in a real-world context, making this an extremely challenging subject to study.  ...  Methods: Various methods have been proposed to enable researchers to understand and measure serendipity, but there is no broad consensus on which methods to use in different experimental settings.  ...  A trigger for information encountering was embedded within the information-seeking activities to induce respondents' experiences of information encountering.  ... 
dblp:journals/pajais/SunZWSZ21 fatcat:pi34sicrubd6dpqyn2siulksai

Powers of 10: Modeling Complex Information-Seeking Systems at Multiple Scales

Peter Pirolli
2009 Computer  
Daniel Tunkelang is chief scientist of Endeca, a provider of enterprise search, information access, and guided navigation solutions based in Cambridge, Mass.  ...  Pirolli received a PhD in cognitive psychology from Carnegie Mellon University. Contact him at pirolli@  ...  For example, the model depicted in Figure 1 did not capture browsing in hypermedia systems, such as the Web.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mc.2009.94 fatcat:bolxqndhfjaatpqtkflzribweq

Coordinating Linear and 2D Displays to Support Exploratory Search

Anselm Spoerri
2007 Fifth International Conference on Coordinated and Multiple Views in Exploratory Visualization (CMV 2007)  
Linear and 2D displays have complementary strengths and this paper illustrates how they can be used in concert to support users in the search process.  ...  the same web host.  ...  Further, Clusty offers a software widget, called Clusty Cloud [7] , that can be embedded in a web page and displays the major topics of search as a tag cloud.  ... 
doi:10.1109/cmv.2007.5 fatcat:7pum7i7ciferzhudtm2cp3krgy

Leveraging User Inspiration with Microblogging-Driven Exploratory Search [chapter]

Maria Taramigkou, Fotis Paraskevopoulos, Efthimios Bothos, Dimitris Apostolou, Gregoris Mentzas
2014 Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing  
In creative tasks, the user expects to acquire holistic information, to explore the space of available information and to come up with diverse views before converging to a solution for the creative task  ...  We hypothesize that the implicit use of social chatter in information seeking activities can enhance the potential for novel, diverse and unexpected encounters which can in turn inspire users.  ...  This work has been partly funded by the European Commission through IST Project COLLAGE "Creativity in learning through Social Computing and Game Mechanics in the Enterprise", Grant agreement no: 318536  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-07869-4_22 fatcat:4bzc2semfrbjthirqpru465fze

'Go fish': Conceptualising the challenges of engaging national web archives for digital research

Jessica Ogden, Emily Maemura
2021 International Journal of Digital Humanities  
) to describe common research practices and associated challenges in the context of each national web archive.  ...  AbstractOur work considers the sociotechnical and organisational constraints of web archiving in order to understand how these factors and contingencies influence research engagement with national web  ...  Additional funding was provided by a UKRI/Economic and Social Research Council, National Centre for Research Methods placement fellowship and research funds by the University of Southampton.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s42803-021-00032-5 pmid:34966889 pmcid:PMC8700321 fatcat:v7aefpyuivfilltnmjaekzss7i

Non-programmers identifying functionality in unfamiliar code: strategies and barriers

Paul Gross, Caitlin Kelleher
2010 Journal of Visual Languages and Computing  
Source code on the web is a widely available and potentially rich learning resource for nonprogrammers. However, unfamiliar code can be daunting to end-users without programming experience.  ...  Using these models, we describe code search strategies non-programmers employed and the difficulties they encountered.  ...  Information Foraging was introduced in the context of web navigation and posits when we search for information we rely upon "information scent" to estimate the probability of finding relevant information  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jvlc.2010.08.002 fatcat:gkuwe2xa6zbzhequ7vmosumhlq

Exploring Enterprise Knowledge Graphs: A Use Case in Software Engineering [chapter]

Marta Sabou, Fajar J. Ekaputra, Tudor Ionescu, Juergen Musil, Daniel Schall, Kevin Haller, Armin Friedl, Stefan Biffl
2018 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We propose an approach for building exploratory search systems on EKGs and demonstrate its use within Siemens, which resulted in the STAR system used in practice by cca. 300 software architects.  ...  We investigate how and to what extent exploratory search can be supported on EKGs of architectural knowledge.  ...  Although exploratory search is a rather broad and evolving concept [18] , in the Semantic Web area a common approach to exploration is to suggest entities related to the current search result [16] .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-93417-4_36 fatcat:36fctya7dvf23cg553kpd2v5ae

What's cached is prologue: Reviewing recent web archives research towards supporting scholarly use

Emily Maemura
2018 Proceedings of the Association for Information Science and Technology  
Web archives are essential to support historical scholarship in the online age. Research on web archives spans many disciplines, often requiring domain-specific expertise.  ...  This paper provides such a review of the current landscape of web archives research, focusing on addressing the common challenges faced to support scholarly use of archived web materials.  ...  This work highlights that users have different information needs in early stages using exploratory methods, compared with moving towards more targeted analysis based on domain-specific content to address  ... 
doi:10.1002/pra2.2018.14505501036 fatcat:5dzhmsluwbhgtnd6g4ai5ebfqi

Non-programmers identifying functionality in unfamiliar code: Strategies and barriers

Paul Gross, Caitlin Kelleher
2009 2009 IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing (VL/HCC)  
Source code on the web is a widely available and potentially rich learning resource for nonprogrammers. However, unfamiliar code can be daunting to end-users without programming experience.  ...  Using these models, we describe code search strategies non-programmers employed and the difficulties they encountered.  ...  Information Foraging was introduced in the context of web navigation and posits when we search for information we rely upon "information scent" to estimate the probability of finding relevant information  ... 
doi:10.1109/vlhcc.2009.5295294 dblp:conf/vl/GrossK09 fatcat:wcypgmiqqzfjrdh6ahz27clzwm

Understanding Query Combination Behavior in Exploratory Searches

Pengfei Li, Yin Zhang, Bin Zhang
2022 Applied Sciences  
In exploratory search, users sometimes combine two or more issued queries into new queries. We present such a kind of search behavior as query combination behavior.  ...  Being able to answer these questions is important for exploring how users search and learn during information retrieval processes and further developing support to assist searchers.  ...  Informed Consent Statement: Not applicable. Data Availability Statement: Not applicable. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/app12020706 fatcat:p5j4p6v3cfajtbzof3mjjqa56e
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