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Can a Workspace Help to Overcome the Query Formulation Problem in Image Retrieval? [chapter]

Jana Urban, Joemon M. Jose
2006 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We have proposed a novel image retrieval system that incorporates a workspace where users can organise their search results.  ...  The results of this study show that the workspace is more useful with respect to both of the above aspects. The proposed approach leads to a more effective and enjoyable search experience.  ...  The workspace helps to conceptualise and diversify tasks. 3. The grouping process helps to overcome the query formulation problem. Procedure.  ... 
doi:10.1007/11735106_34 fatcat:d7xeagqqkbf4hfwxp5ph7g7ahi

Evaluating a workspace's usefulness for image retrieval

Jana Urban, Joemon M. Jose
2006 Multimedia Systems  
Image searching is a creative process. We have proposed a novel image retrieval system that supports creative search sessions by allowing the user to organise their search results on a workspace.  ...  In particular, we focus on its effect on task conceptualisation and query formulation. A traditional relevance feedback system serves as a baseline.  ...  This work was partially supported by the EPSRC (Grant ref: EP/C004108/1). This publication only reflects the authors' views.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00530-006-0051-z fatcat:eq3letb3xfgwbig7ry65uciq7m

EGO: A personalized multimedia management and retrieval tool

Jana Urban, Joemon M. Jose
2006 International Journal of Intelligent Systems  
The problems of content-based image retrieval~CBIR!  ...  To address the semantic gap and long-term multifaceted information needs, we propose a "retrieval in context" system, EGO.  ...  • The iterative organization process helps to overcome the query formulation problem, because it is closer to real-life search strategies.  ... 
doi:10.1002/int.20157 fatcat:3delftfrufhsjkdszfmbfuyw64

Progress in Information Retrieval [chapter]

Mounia Lalmas, Stefan Rüger, Theodora Tsikrika, Alexei Yavlinsky
2006 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
has also continued to make inroads into areas such as Genomics, Multimedia, Peer-to-Peer and XML retrieval.  ...  This paper summarises the scientific work presented at the 28th European Conference on Information Retrieval and demonstrates that the field has not only significantly progressed over the last year but  ...  Can a workspace help to overcome the query formulation problem in image retrieval?  ... 
doi:10.1007/11735106_1 fatcat:74ltdd2pkfeedbvrmtjrai5q3e

Supporting exploratory video retrieval tasks with grouping and recommendation

Martin Halvey, David Vallet, David Hannah, Joemon M. Jose
2014 Information Processing & Management  
In order to help facilitate these exploratory video search tasks we present a system that utilises two complementary approaches: the first a new search paradigm that allows the semantic grouping of videos  ...  with the current user need of information in order to provide recommendations, and second is a local recommendation, which exploits the organisational features of ViGOR in order to provide more localised  ...  Some of these problems can be overcome by providing effective interfaces for interactive multimedia retrieval.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ipm.2014.06.004 fatcat:3xx5v326d5c5xedts4rwfozxby

Visual Interfaces for Semantic Information Retrieval and Browsing [chapter]

Katy Börner
2003 Visualizing the Semantic Web  
The vision shared by major information retrieval (IR) experts, as well as the developers of the new "Semantic Web", is a network of distributed repositories where multilingual, multimedia documents can  ...  Among the well-known problems for traditional information systems are the vocabulary inconsistency between user queries and data presentation (Bates, 1998) , and the approaches simple keyword-matching  ...  Acknowledgements We wish to thank the students involved in the LVis project: Andrew J. Clune, Ryan Schnizlein, Ho Sang Cheon, Kevin Kowalew, Sumayya A.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4471-3737-5_7 fatcat:gecf6t4hjnhvxajxz7x43ge2zi

Bridging the gap between expert and novice users for video search

Martin Halvey, Joemon M. Jose
2012 International Journal of Multimedia Information Retrieval  
Contemporary video retrieval systems are wanting in terms of helping users find appropriate videos.  ...  In an attempt to garner a greater understanding of the impact of expertise on video search, a user evaluation that is designed to investigate the role of expertise in video search was conducted.  ...  This section has presented an introduction to problems associated with video search and some systems that attempt to overcome this problem; a more complete introduction to video retrieval interfaces can  ... 
doi:10.1007/s13735-012-0007-3 fatcat:3mfbnrdqevh6xbwj3hkht34jwq

Adaptive image retrieval using a Graph model for semantic feature integration

Jana Urban, Joemon M. Jose
2006 Proceedings of the 8th ACM international workshop on Multimedia information retrieval - MIR '06  
The framework models both feature similarities and semantic relations in a single graph. Querying in this model is implemented using the theory of random walks.  ...  However, the model is not restricted to the image domain and could easily be employed for retrieving multimedia data (and even a combination of different domains, eg images, audio and text documents).  ...  The research leading to this paper was supported by the European Commission under contract FP6-027026, Knowledge Space of semantic inference for automatic annotation and retrieval of multimedia content-K-Space  ... 
doi:10.1145/1178677.1178696 dblp:conf/mir/UrbanJ06 fatcat:xnuwqg567zgrdldtqolutfw6qa

Learning Information Retrieval through an Educational Game. Is Gaming sufficient for learning?

Kai Halttunen, Eero Sormunen
2000 Education for Information  
The goal is to provide a realistic environment for demonstrating the performance of queries in different types of search situations.  ...  The IR Game is based on idea that test collections used in laboratorybased IR experiments could be used in instruction as a rapid query analysis tool.  ...  of the instructional options of different search settings and tasks, 4) integration and evaluation of the usage of textual, image, multimedia and web-document databases into the IR Game.  ... 
doi:10.3233/efi-2000-18403 fatcat:3uu4cvmoqrfkbp54qukrrurory

Intelligent Data Storage and Retrieval for Design Optimisation – an Overview

C. Peebles, C. Bil, L. Drack
2005 Acta Polytechnica  
This database would be accessed by the system during subsequent design processes, allowing for search of relevant design data for re-use in later designs, allowing it to become very efficient in reducing  ...  the time for later designs as the database grows in size.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to acknowledge the Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) for their support for this project.  ... 
doaj:256615c452af423e9ec79c78b837af6d fatcat:t2yqgvot2rggzdiu4oje3rpp3y

Social Search: retrieving information in Online Social Platforms – A Survey [article]

Maddalena Amendola, Andrea Passarella, Raffaele Perego
2022 arXiv   pre-print
It paves the way for significant research to exploit more structured information about users' social profiles and behaviors (as they can be inferred from data available on social platforms) to optimize  ...  Starting from previous studies, in this work, we analyze the current state of the art of the Social Search area, proposing a new taxonomy and highlighting current limitations and open research directions  ...  Given a query q = t 1 , ..., t n composed of n terms and a positive integer k, the Query Expansion (QE) approach adds k terms to q that are likely to occur in relevant documents thus formulating an enriched  ... 
arXiv:2209.14369v1 fatcat:qmxrnzdbpbdyhhx7nho7b3zzs4

An Explorative Study of Interface Support for Image Searching [chapter]

Jana Urban, Joemon M. Jose
2006 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
It combines the search and management process, which -according to our hypothesis -helps the user to conceptualise their search tasks and to overcome the query formulation problem.  ...  In this paper we study interfaces for image retrieval systems. Current image retrieval interfaces are limited to providing query facilities and result presentation.  ...  Further, we test our hypothesis that EGO helps to overcome the query formulation problem, since -relying on the in-built recommendation system -there is no need to create a query in order to initiate a  ... 
doi:10.1007/11670834_17 fatcat:kbnr6zhm3fcghhpkv7337r24mu

Exploring Results Organisation for Image Searching [chapter]

Jana Urban, Joemon M. Jose
2005 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
An explorative study of an image retrieval interface with respect to the support it offers the user to organise their search results is presented.  ...  The evaluation, involving design professionals performing practical and relevant tasks, shows that the proposed approach succeeds in encouraging the user to conceptualise their tasks better.  ...  It combines the search and management process, which -according to our hypothesis -helps the user to conceptualise their search tasks and to overcome the query formulation problem.  ... 
doi:10.1007/11555261_79 fatcat:p4khvgdnhrf7nio6ykpzn7z4uy

Human-Machine Cooperation in Large-Scale Multimedia Retrieval: A Survey

Kimiaki Shirahama, Marcin Grzegorzek, Bipin Indurkhya
2015 Journal of Problem Solving  
Large-Scale Multimedia Retrieval (LSMR) is the task to fast analyze a large amount of multimedia data like images or videos and accurately find the ones relevant to a certain semantic meaning.  ...  We hope that this paper will create a bridge to enable researchers in different fields to communicate about the LSMR problem and lead to a ground-breaking next generation of LSMR systems.  ...  In other words, LSMR can be considered as a binary classification problem to discriminate between relevant and irrelevant examples to the query.  ... 
doi:10.7771/1932-6246.1173 fatcat:hrjbuq4s4bbo7p5pmfrd6f3bva

On the Collaboration Support in Information Retrieval

Laure Soulier, Lynda Tamine
2017 ACM Computing Surveys  
Collaborative Information Retrieval (CIR) is a well-known setting in which explicit collaboration occurs among a group of users working together to solve a shared information need.  ...  The objective of this article is (a) to organize previous empirical studies analyzing collaborative search with the goal to provide useful design implications for CIR models, (b) to give a picture of the  ...  [38] and Tao and Tombros [125] for their permission to use their gures within the article (see Figures 3 and 5) . We would like to thank Benjamin Piwowarski for his carefully reading.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3092696 fatcat:55gi2ypbrnfttnnj4hm77v5vzi
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