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A user-centered approach to evaluating human interaction with Web search engines: an exploratory study

Amanda Spink
2002 Information Processing & Management  
Spink, Amanda (2002) A user-centered approach to evaluating human interaction with web search engines: an exploratory study. Information Processing and Management 38(3):pp. 401-426.  ...  Accessed from http://eprints.qut.edu.au ABSTRACT A growing body of studies is developing approaches to evaluating human interaction with Web search engines, including the usability and effectiveness of  ...  This paper reports results from an exploratory study evaluating a user-centered approach to Web/IR systems using the Inquirus Web meta-search tool developed by researchers at the NEC Research Institute  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0306-4573(01)00036-x fatcat:zeruzc6n2rhyfj3qmbwllabdja

Analyzing geographic query reformulation: An exploratory study

Saad Aloteibi, Mark Sanderson
2013 Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology  
Search engine users typically engage in multi-query sessions in their quest to fulfill their information needs.  ...  This study aims to comprehensively investigate the ways in which users reformulate such needs in an attempt to fill this gap in the literature.  ...  Moreover, since we were only concerned with human interaction with the search engine, we filtered non-human queries from the logs.  ... 
doi:10.1002/asi.22961 fatcat:kyy4e2jcgvfzhe7usnckxtcgxm

User-Driven Innovation: An Exploratory Study

Blanka Tacer, Mitja Ruzzier
2015 Economic and Business Review  
Following a grounded theory analysis approach, this paper makes a contribution by conducting exploratory research of the field.  ...  The analysis leads to four theoretical propositions for future studies. The article concludes with limitations and implications for future research.  ...  The grounded theory approach is discovery oriented (Charmaz, 2006), which serves our goal to conduct an exploratory study of the UDI.  ... 
doaj:ca2c24a8ea834db891579d9e645f6f04 fatcat:n64znnca2vfmfksv2cirwqsmye

Comparing bioinformatics software development by computer scientists and biologists: An exploratory study

Parmit K. Chilana, Carole L. Palmer, Andrew J. Ko
2009 2009 ICSE Workshop on Software Engineering for Computational Science and Engineering  
We present the results of a study designed to better understand information-seeking activities in bioinformatics software development by computer scientists and biologists.  ...  More broadly, the findings illustrate a variety of information problems that end-user biologists and professional software developers face in developing bioinformatics software and how they are influenced  ...  [8] designed BioLingua, an interactive web-based programming environment to give biologists more control and flexibility in carrying out analyses with genomics, metabolic, and experimental data and  ... 
doi:10.1109/secse.2009.5069165 dblp:conf/icse/ChilanaPK09 fatcat:pm33uyrxh5dldfwl4oyxhmqlom

An Exploratory Study of Sharing Strategic Programming Knowledge

Maryam Arab, Thomas D. LaToza, Jenny Liang, Amy J. Ko
2022 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems  
CCS CONCEPTS • Human-centered computing → Systems and tools for interaction design;  ...  In software engineering, however, developers rarely share strategic knowledge for approaching programming problems, in contrast to other artifacts and despite its importance to productivity and success  ...  for slow performance; 2) Error Handling: verifying the robustness of error handling logic in a front-end web application; 3) CSS Debugging: debugging an arbitrary CSS problem on a web page with an incorrect  ... 
doi:10.1145/3491102.3502070 fatcat:km5tzcxe6rembhyr2grpvc3qau

3D display interfaces in e-commerce web applications: An exploratory study

Alexey Chistyakov, María T. Soto-Sanfiel, Takeo Igarashi, Daisuke Sakamoto, Jordi Carrabina
2018 El Profesional de la Informacion  
Other observations Conclusions This exploratory study contributes to the understanding of the user interaction with the 3D displays in the Web environment.  ...  important terms in software engineering and human-computer interaction (HCI).  ...  "Breaking the pattern: Study on stereoscopic web perception".  ... 
doi:10.3145/epi.2018.sep.15 fatcat:iabfvbuy6vatdn7qwft56ja7im

GitHub Discussions: An Exploratory Study of Early Adoption [article]

Hideaki Hata, Nicole Novielli, Sebastian Baltes, Raula Gaikovina Kula, Christoph Treude
2021 arXiv   pre-print
To understand how developers use this novel feature, how they perceive it, and how it impacts the development processes, we conducted a mixed-methods study based on early adopters of GitHub discussions  ...  Before being available to all projects in December 2020, it had been tested on selected open source software projects.  ...  Tsay et al (2014) studied how developers used discussions to evaluate Pull Requests.  ... 
arXiv:2102.05230v3 fatcat:ztgequaltbgynpybh4all7ejqm

Different Degrees of Explicitness in Intentional Artifacts: An Exploratory Study of User Goals in a Search Query Log

Markus Strohmaier, Peter Prettenhofer, Mathias Lux
2008 International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces  
On the web, search engines represent a primary instrument through which users exercise their intent.  ...  This paper introduces a novel perspective on analyzing user goals in search query logs by proposing to study different degrees of intentional explicitness.  ...  The research of this contribution is funded in part by the Austrian Competence Center program Kplus.  ... 
dblp:conf/iui/StrohmaierPL08 fatcat:42hztvoaibfllnxnfkqi4cifdm

Archetypes of Supply Chain Analytics Initiatives—An Exploratory Study

Tino Herden, Steffen Bunzel
2018 Logistics  
A plethora of methods and technologies combined with a variety of objectives creates a barrier for managers to decide how to act, while researchers investigating the impact of Analytics oftentimes neglect  ...  While Big Data and Analytics are arguably rising stars of competitive advantage, their application is often presented and investigated as an overall approach.  ...  an extensive search via the google search engine (with customized search results deactivated).  ... 
doi:10.3390/logistics2020010 fatcat:vfbodxsulrh2zir7sqjd54ylsa

Mobile wellness application-seeking behavior by college students—An exploratory study

Besiki Stvilia, Wonchan Choi
2015 Library & Information Science Research  
This study contributes to current  ...  Students most often learned about wellness applications from search engines and application stores. Physicians were the least mentioned source of learning about mobile wellness applications.  ...  A follow-up study with a larger sample size should be conducted to confirm the factor model suggested by this exploratory research.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.lisr.2015.04.007 fatcat:26x4i7bxp5b5jltxuzwkql5dye

Implementing design thinking in organizations: an exploratory study

David Dunne
2018 Journal of Organization Design  
Publisher's Note Springer Nature remains neutral with regard to jurisdictional claims in published maps and institutional affiliations. Received: 23 November 2018 Accepted: 7 December 2018  ...  Design thinking often emphasizes the end user. User-centered, or human-centered, design came to prominence in the 1980s in the field of human-computer interaction, or HCI (Dunne 2011 ).  ...  This is an exploratory study based on a small sample, and as such is suggestive rather than definitive. Further studies are needed to validate its conclusions.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s41469-018-0040-7 fatcat:dlqe4vjyujblxog75utspf327e

Multi-modal Conversational Search for People with Intellectual Disability: An Exploratory Study

Sirinthip Roomkham, Shannon Terris, Laurianne Sitbon
2022 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems Extended Abstracts  
To conduct an exploratory study, we developed a Wizard of Oz conversational multi-modal system which records user activities, including touch, text and verbal interactions.  ...  This paper presents the preliminary development of a simulated multi-modal conversational search system to understand its potentials and limitations for people with intellectual disability.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We thank all the participants and support workers in the study for their support and time to provide valuable feedback.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3491101.3519821 fatcat:323kwy7du5fmflkaplb5fcpz4u

An Exploratory Study of the Role of the Human Resource Information System Professional

Sapora Bradley
2019 Athens Journal of Τechnology & Engineering  
Based on the limited foundational research, this study utilized an exploratory approach to inquiry.  ...  Considering the exploratory nature of the study a qualitative approach to the methods allowed the researcher better flexibility to dive deeper into a participant's initial response.  ... 
doi:10.30958/ajte.6-1-4 fatcat:mgj6ejns2jgx7nxqth3lxcgl5e

Business-to-business collaboration through electronic marketplaces: An exploratory study

Shan Wang, Norm Archer
2007 Journal of Purchasing and Supply Management  
To study collaboration in EMs, the first step is to search the Web for EMs.  ...  Marketplaces: An Exploratory Study www .cpfr.org  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.pursup.2007.05.004 fatcat:a7zl3ntaufabzb5rjbl7r6tc44

An exploratory study of an intranet dashboard in a multi-state healthcare system

Seth Wolpin
2006 Studies in Health Technology and Informatics  
Descriptive research approaches were used with a convenience sample of healthcare executives completing a baseline survey measuring satisfaction with receiving reports and cooperation between geographically  ...  Principals of user centered design and information management were used in the construction of the intranet dashboard.  ...  In particular, I owe a great deal of thanks to the chair of my graduate committee, Dr. Leonard Friedman. Without his support I would still be at the drawing board.  ... 
pmid:17102221 fatcat:7tv2a4pblrfuvl7r2csm2g4fam
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