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Evaluating product search and recommender systems for E-commerce environments

Pearl Pu, Li Chen, Pratyush Kumar
2008 Electronic Commerce Research  
These two experiments and the actual procedures also shed light on some of the most important issues which need to be considered for evaluating such tools, such as the preparation of materials for evaluation  ...  , user task design, the context of evaluation, the criteria, the measures and the methodology of result analyses.  ...  and implementation of various decision theoretic interfaces.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10660-008-9015-z fatcat:2yljqnmsxjg57pzxu5s6nee65q

Interface agents: caveat mercator in electronic commerce

Daniel G. Conway, Gary J. Koehler
2000 Decision Support Systems  
In this paper, we push this observation by examining and using a new type of software agent to convert merchant interfaces into middleware thus enabling one to assess and Ž . optimize their interactions  ...  Electronic commerce has opened new opportunities for buyers and sellers. Consumers can do things in an on-line environment that are simply not possible in face-to-face transactions.  ...  As a result, many consumers have concerns about vendor viability, trust-worthiness of the companies and quality of products or services. Most already worry about secure transactions.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0167-9236(99)00046-9 fatcat:uncxhq5wprdfxjnxhacj5ge4ye

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1995 Library & Information Science Abstracts  
and mediated CD-ROM searching may be the best compromise currently available as regards cost effectiveness and successful information retrieval for end users.  ...  Mediated online cost 3 times as much as end user CD-ROM searching, but was only about twice as effective in terms of user satisfaction; user convenience should be a high priority for the information provider  ... 

Integrating tradeoff support in product search tools for e-commerce sites

Pearl Pu, Li Chen
2005 Proceedings of the 6th ACM conference on Electronic commerce - EC '05  
to the ranked list interface.  ...  Users were able to refine the quality of their preference structures and improve decision accuracy by up to 57% after performing tradeoff tasks.  ...  They demonstrated that the use of RA could reduce consumers' search effort for product information, decrease the size but increase the quality of their consideration sets, and improve the quality of their  ... 
doi:10.1145/1064009.1064038 dblp:conf/sigecom/PuC05 fatcat:mrtkkn6hjfg6bgb5neeuyabg2q

Are the current architectural practices suitable for safety aspects of medical devices? An exploratory investigation

Fabio Leite, Pablo Oliveira Antonino, Paulo Barbosa, Soeren Kemmann, Raphael Mendonca
2014 2014 IEEE 16th International Conference on e-Health Networking, Applications and Services (Healthcom)  
We have investigated approaches in the literature to assess the quality of the software architectures of medical devices, and have found evidence that there is a lack of methodologies for evaluating the  ...  Such evidences were identified when evaluating the software architecture of the FDA Generic Infusion Pump searching for architectural evaluation approaches available in the literature.  ...  For example, sensor/actuator interface, user interface, actuation and information features. • The Static Interaction at the SYSL is focused on the static functional structure of the system as a whitebox  ... 
doi:10.1109/healthcom.2014.7001889 dblp:conf/healthcom/LeiteABKM14 fatcat:b3tbvlzotncnxl5272pvjcweoy

The TOP-slider for multi-criteria decision making by non-specialists

Yann Laurillau, Van-Bao Nguyen, Joëlle Coutaz, Gaëlle Calvary, Nadine Mandran, Fatoumata Camara, Raffaella Balzarini
2018 Proceedings of the 10th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction - NordiCHI '18  
Pareto optimal solutions and to choose the best compromise between comfort and financial cost.  ...  A preliminary semi-controlled empirical study with 16 participants using 3 interdependent criteria shows that the TOP-Slider can serve as a sound basis to support nonexpert users in making informed compromises  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This work has been partially sponsored by the French Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR), project INVOLVED reference ANR-14-CE22-0020, as well as by "Program Investissement d'Avenir"  ... 
doi:10.1145/3240167.3240185 dblp:conf/nordichi/LaurillauNCCMCB18 fatcat:y4o5qhqwrncavirqypf4poe6pq

Reusing the Model and Components of an IIR Study for Perceived Effects of OCR Quality Change

Kimmo Kettunen, Heikki Keskustalo, Birger Larsen, Tuula Pääkkönen, Juha Rautiainen
2022 Zenodo  
This subsequently leads to compromised information retrieval (IR) performance and user understanding.  ...  Interaction and Re [...]  ...  A simple search interface, specifically created for this use, was developed by the outsourced developer of the library. As such the interface could be reused as a model for similar tasks.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6513586 fatcat:cg673qdtdbgsnlfav5kw6btt3m

Interactive Intent Modeling for Exploratory Search

Tuukka Ruotsalo, Jaakko Peltonen, Manuel J. A. Eugster, Dorota Głowacka, Patrik Floréen, Petri Myllymäki, Giulio Jacucci, Samuel Kaski
2018 ACM Transactions on Information Systems  
We introduce interactive intent modeling, a technique that models a user's evolving search intents and visualizes them as keywords for interaction.  ...  This implies that the user has to know what to search for, as existing approaches do not support becoming aware of information needs that arise during exploration.  ...  We thank all researchers participating in HWFA, Multivire, D2I, and Re: Know for their help and assistance.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3231593 fatcat:ss7vw5p7yfggvkti3rpaia4jrm

Supporting exploratory search tasks with interactive user modeling

Tuukka Ruotsalo, Kumaripaba Athukorala, Dorota Głowacka, Ksenia Konyushkova, Antti Oulasvirta, Samuli Kaipiainen, Samuel Kaski, Giulio Jacucci
2013 Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
The technique allows the user to continuously tune the system's belief about the user's evolving information needs.  ...  Keywords Search user interfaces, information-seeking behavior, exploratory search, user modeling. ASIST Figure 2: Interactions with the Exploratory View.  ...  All rights reserved; and the digital libraries of the ACM, IEEE and Springer.  ... 
doi:10.1002/meet.14505001040 fatcat:tjv5wa3nzngrfilefl5ccwzi2m

The KM-MCDM interface in decision design: tradeoffs-free conflict dissolution

Milan Zeleny
2008 International Journal of Applied Decision Sciences  
Because tradeoffs are properties of alternatives (the measured) and not of criteria (the measures), designing an optimal decision involves designing a tradeoffs-free alternative (or its proxy).  ...  Reference to this paper should be made as follows: Zeleny, M. (2008) 'The KM-MCDM interface in decision design: tradeoffs-free conflict dissolution', Int.  ...  As such, its support requires a number of pattern-searching iterations, interactively homing on the most desirable pattern: a stable pattern, an ideal solution, a tradeoffs-free alternative or a compromise  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijads.2008.017951 fatcat:qeuwg4y5yfbttijvuk3lfrj3ve

Interactive intent modeling

Tuukka Ruotsalo, Giulio Jacucci, Petri Myllymäki, Samuel Kaski
2014 Communications of the ACM  
They are great tools for checking facts and looking up information for  ...  The system should let users incrementally direct their search toward relevant, though not initially obvious, information.  ...  Acknowledgments This work was partly supported by the Academy of Finland (278090, Multivire 255725 and the COIN Center of Excellence 251170), TEKES (D2I and Re:KnoW), and the European Commission through  ... 
doi:10.1145/2656334 fatcat:twdirkne6zecja6cssicx4yo6i

Examining the effectiveness of real-time query expansion

Ryen W. White, Gary Marchionini
2007 Information Processing & Management  
a time in the search when it is needed most (i.e., during the initial query formulation).  ...  The results show that offering RTQE leads to better quality initial queries, more engagement in the search, and an increase in the uptake of query expansion.  ...  Query Quality Query quality is a complex construct that is dependent on many factors such as the searcher's knowledge about the need, search experience, system experience, and the mapping between the need  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ipm.2006.06.005 fatcat:cchymb6gbrd3lnyvmvnhv4dqne

Interactive multiobjective optimization for finding the most preferred exercise therapy modality in knee osteoarthritis

Babooshka Shavazipour, Bekir Afsar, Juhani Multanen, Kaisa Miettinen, Urho M. Kujala
2022 Annals of Medicine  
An interactive model incorporates clinicians' preferences in finding the most preferred exercise therapy modality for each need.  ...  The proposed methodology design and interactive process of the tool, including preference information, graphs, and exercise suggestions following the preferences, can help clinicians to find the most preferred  ...  Acknowledgements This research is related to the thematic research area of Decision Analytics utilizing Causal Models and Multiobjective Optimization (DEMO, of the University of Jyvaskyla.  ... 
doi:10.1080/07853890.2021.2024876 pmid:35023426 pmcid:PMC8759734 fatcat:eupkvtks5rgpjedog3yhl3whb4

Towards Compromise User Experience Design in Ambient Intelligent Environment

Veronika Ander, Petr Cihelka, Jan Tyrychtr, David Novák
2022 Agris on-line Papers in Economics and Informatics  
Many studies address the issue of UX design and evaluation of website user interface, mobiles, tangible equipment, wearable equipment and other, but it is necessary to look for UX deficiencies in all possible  ...  This paper presents possibilities of use the Best-Compromise-Mean (BeCoMe) method for evaluation UX design. BeCoMe was not used for UX evaluation yet.  ...  There is a need to search for UX flaws in all possible features every possible task, every possible screen etc. and it is not an easy task.  ... 
doi:10.7160/aol.2022.140201 fatcat:oqfb5omkuzflllw3dvevvqrewi

Usability Studies on Mobile User Interface Design Patterns: A Systematic Literature Review

Lumpapun Punchoojit, Nuttanont Hongwarittorrn
2017 Advances in Human-Computer Interaction  
Mobile platforms have called for attention from HCI practitioners, and, ever since 2007, touchscreens have completely changed mobile user interface and interaction design.  ...  The second objective is to provide an analysis on what topics or areas have insufficient information and what factors are concentrated upon.  ...  Conflicts of Interest The authors declare that there are no conflicts of interest regarding the publication of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2017/6787504 fatcat:jxpfccvqlrderigt5ih4tiypwm
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