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An exploration of the relationships between work task and interactive information search behavior

Yuelin Li, Nicholas J. Belkin
2010 Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
This study explores the relationships between work task and interactive information search behavior. Work task was conceptualized based on a faceted classification of task.  ...  work tasks motivate different types of search tasks, and different facets controlled in the study play different roles in shaping users' interactive information search behavior.  ...  Rebecca Holland, and the volunteers participating in this study for their support and help.  ... 
doi:10.1002/asi.21359 fatcat:3d25afntj5arzm4p7a4xz67qpe

Risk and Ambiguity in Information Seeking: Eye Gaze Patterns Reveal Contextual Behavior in Dealing with Uncertainty

Peter Wittek, Ying-Hsang Liu, Sándor Darányi, Tom Gedeon, Ik Soo Lim
2016 Frontiers in Psychology  
Based on an eye-tracking study of experts' interactions with novel search interfaces in the biomedical domain, we demonstrate that perceived risk shifts the balance between exploration and exploitation  ...  The theory suggests that, following an information scent, the information seeker must optimize the tradeoff between exploration by repeated steps in the search space vs. exploitation, using the resources  ...  8 | Summary of the relationship between search behavior and gaze patterns.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01790 pmid:27909418 pmcid:PMC5112274 fatcat:o3ak7t5cwnejdbpyihddyz2jty

Information and non‐information multitasking interplay

Amanda Spink, Minsoo Park
2005 Journal of Documentation  
We explore the nature of HIB as a multitasking activity, the interplay between information behavior and non-information behavior tasks, and the relation between multitasking information behavior to cognitive  ...  A model of multitasking between information and non-information behavior tasks is also proposed.  ...  The next section of the paper proposes a theoretical model of human information behavior, exploring the interplay between information and non-information tasks.  ... 
doi:10.1108/00220410510607516 fatcat:txx2hel36ffvnjfexzcr4b2kqe

All-visual retrieval: How people search and respond to an affect-driven visual information retrieval system

Gerald Benoît, Naresh Agarwal
2012 Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
Findings based on the study will help shed light on research based on visual information systems and user behavior when interacting with such systems.  ...  To respond to these needs, an entirely visuals-driven information retrieval system project was developed using a test-bed of copyright-free images reflecting monographs, graphics, and work collections.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENT This project is supported by the Emily Hollowell Research Fund, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Simmons College, Boston, MA.  ... 
doi:10.1002/meet.14504901380 fatcat:cygytx5infhrrfsd6qdbngbgya

Interpreting and Leveraging Browser Interaction for Exploratory Search Tasks

Dominic Stange, Michael Kotzyba, Stefan Langer, Andreas Nürnberger
2017 Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems  
contradicting) interpretations of the same search behavior may exist at the same time.  ...  In this paper we introduce a novel approach for modeling and interpreting search behavior for exploratory search by using a so called exploration graph.  ...  We formulate the problem of interpreting search behavior based on browser interaction logs and introduce the idea of an exploration graph to model transitional and semantic relationships during search.  ... 
doi:10.5220/0006372901910197 dblp:conf/iceis/StangeKLN17 fatcat:p5xvchy5dzc3tc6yhk5hxzx5qe

Modeling users' web search behavior and their cognitive styles

Khamsum Kinley, Dian Tjondronegoro, Helen Partridge, Sylvia Edwards
2014 Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology  
However, only limited studies have showed the relationship between cognitive styles and Web search behavior.  ...  behavior and develops a model that shows the inter-relationships between them.  ...  The second purpose of the study was to explore more aspects of the relationships between cognitive styles and Web search behavior.  ... 
doi:10.1002/asi.23053 fatcat:ofwachr22jaa7mz6llmsgwclyq

User Activity Patterns During Information Search

Michael J. Cole, Chathra Hendahewa, Nicholas J. Belkin, Chirag Shah
2015 ACM Transactions on Information Systems  
We explore relationships between the results and task difficulty and discuss the use of activity patterns to explore events within a search session.  ...  Users work during information search sessions to satisfy their task goals and their activity is not random. To what degree are there patterns in the user activity during information search sessions?  ...  Belkin and C. Shah and by IMLS grants LM-06-07-0105-07and RE-04-12-0105-12.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2699656 fatcat:ckwkijq35fhufdlf5exp4pvnvy

Investigating variation in querying behavior for image searches on the web

Youngok Choi
2010 Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
The study discussed implications and future areas to be investigated with contextual factors and pattern of query modification in understanding interactive information searching behavior for image search  ...  The study's findings showed that query iterations were significantly different with types of task goals, working stage, and search expertise.  ...  Ingwersen and Järvelin (2005) characterized the notion of a work task as the driving force underlying information seeking and retrieval as an information seeker performs a sequence of information seeking  ... 
doi:10.1002/meet.14504701220 fatcat:khasgvgegncgfp2vok6btthftq

Beyond classical measures

Azzah Al-Maskari
2007 Proceedings of the 30th annual international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval - SIGIR '07  
This research explores the relationship between Information Retrieval (IR) systems' effectiveness and users' performance (accuracy and speed) and their satisfaction with the retrieved results (precision  ...  We aim to build an interactive evaluation framework that brings together aspects of systems' effectiveness and users' performance and satisfaction.  ...  A first study was set up to explore the relationship between system effectiveness as quantified by traditional measures, such as precision and recall, and users' effectiveness and satisfaction of the results  ... 
doi:10.1145/1277741.1277984 dblp:conf/sigir/Al-Maskari07 fatcat:mfxegxtsevafvgzahrchjica4e

Web searching interaction model based on user cognitive styles

Khamsum Kinley, Dian Tjondronegoro, Helen Partridge
2010 Proceedings of the 22nd Conference of the Computer-Human Interaction Special Interest Group of Australia on Computer-Human Interaction - OZCHI '10  
This paper reports the preliminary results from a user study exploring the relationships between Web users' searching behavior and their cognitive style.  ...  The preliminary findings reveal a number of cognitive factors, such as information searching processes, results evaluations and cognitive style, having an influence on users' Web searching behavior.  ...  relationship between Web search behavior and cognitive styles.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1952222.1952296 dblp:conf/ozchi/KinleyTP10 fatcat:bagka5ynareuhow7sut5z36lxu

From "Selena Gomez" to "Marlon Brando"

Iris Miliaraki, Roi Blanco, Mounia Lalmas
2015 Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on World Wide Web - WWW '15  
Based on this analysis, we develop a set of query and user-based features that reflect the click behavior of users and explore their effectiveness in the context of a prediction task.  ...  We characterize the users, queries and sessions that appear to promote an explorative behavior.  ...  Explorative search 4 addresses the problem of less welldefined information need: users are unfamiliar with the problem domain, or the search tasks require some exploration [22, 34] .  ... 
doi:10.1145/2736277.2741284 dblp:conf/www/MiliarakiBL15 fatcat:zhpb4m6vb5hwjbuvbwrcfjl2le

Task and user effects on reading patterns in information search

Michael J. Cole, Jacek Gwizdka, Chang Liu, Ralf Bierig, Nicholas J. Belkin, Xiangmin Zhang
2011 Interacting with computers  
We report on an investigation into people's behaviors on information search tasks, specifically the relation between eye movement patterns and task characteristics.  ...  We report on relationships between tasks and individual reading behaviors at the task and page level.  ...  In this work, we explore relationships between a model of reading behaviors and task, knowledge, and a measure of working memory ability.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.intcom.2011.04.007 fatcat:3bljiffjwjd2vnz2ytcszimbvm

Study of multitasking, cognitive coordination and cognitive shifts in Web search: Preliminary findings

Jia Tina Du
2011 Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
Preliminary results are presented for an exploratory study investigating the nature and roles of multitasking and cognitive behaviors during 42 Web searches.  ...  The purpose of this study is two-fold: (1) to understand the nature of each process of multitasking, cognitive coordination and cognitive shifts within user-Web interaction; (2) to identify the relationship  ...  As reviewed, much research has been worked on Web search behavior, but little has examined the nature of and relationship between multitasking, cognitive coordination and cognitive shifts in the Web search  ... 
doi:10.1002/meet.2011.14504801091 fatcat:tzjy3s2d5nh3rj2uakf7rnm7aq

Multi-aspect information use task performance: The roles of topic knowledge, task structure, and task stage

Jingjing Liu, Nicholas J. Belkin
2014 Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
Information search, quite often, is not an isolated activity, but is accompanied by the use of the located information to generate some outcome.  ...  This paper explores how search systems may help users with their multi-aspect tasks by examining whether, and how user knowledge and task structure play roles in leading to better work task performance  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Our thanks to IMLS for sponsoring the research experiment under grant number LG#06-07-0105-05.  ... 
doi:10.1002/meet.2014.14505101031 fatcat:tiis3go66bb55ojgabdeiviw5y

Improving Relevance of Information Retrieval Systems and User's Preferred Search Language

Ghada Refaat El Said
2017 Information Technology Journal  
The current study pioneered investigation of this effect on the relationship between a number of implicit indicators (dwell time, number of clicks and amount of scrolling) and user explicit rating.  ...  The relationship between implicit indicators and explicit relevance ratings was examined using Pearson correlation.  ...  This allowed exploration of further search behaviors and preferences expressed by participants.  ... 
doi:10.3923/itj.2017.71.78 fatcat:vxnykc7r7fbx5jliwc5qjx7yom
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