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Assessing effectiveness of query reformulations: Analysis of user-generated information retrieval diaries

Soohyung Joo, Jee Yeon Lee
2011 Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
Keywords Query reformulation, types of query reformulations, information retrieval dairy, search result improvement  ...  In addition, the pilot analysis investigated the effect of multiple factors on search results improvement, including query reformulation types, user domain knowledge, and familiarity with the system.  ...  Of 178 participants, 137 reformulated a query or queries at least one time during their search process, accounting for 77.0%.  ... 
doi:10.1002/meet.2011.14504801272 fatcat:o67ovz7mfjfobfrxdbw4xcthpu

CHAYANI: A Shopper's Assistant

S. Sen, P. Sarathi Dutta, S. Debnath
2005 Journal of Intelligent Systems  
We identify the types of query reformulation that will be particularly useful for online shoppers.  ...  We characterize the information requirements of a domain ontology that enable flexible and effective query reformulations.  ...  Domain Ontology: The query reformulation module performs the key function in our system. But its functionality is depended on the domain ontology.  ... 
doi:10.1515/jisys.2005.14.1.3 fatcat:zhawccvs7rhytcsjh6mzkeonj4

Contextual Ontology Module Learning from Web Snippets and Past User Queries [chapter]

Nesrine Ben Mustapha, Marie-Aude Aufaure, Hajer Baazaoui Zghal, Henda Ben Ghezala
2011 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this paper, we focus on modularization aspects for query reformulation in ontology-based question answering on the Web.  ...  The obtained contextual modules will be used for query reformulation.  ...  Second, these patterns are employed to reformulate queries in order to collect relevant snippets provided by a web search engine.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-23863-5_55 fatcat:r2gshfr2vvaynnikl672dffqly


Maged El-Sayed
2018 International Journal of Intelligent Computing and Information Sciences  
This article highlights the main reasons for ineffective web searches and sheds the lights on the status of ongoing research stream, the SearchSense project, which focuses on improving the effectiveness  ...  SearchSense employs the semantic technology to bridge the gap between search engines and their users and to provide a better presentation of web search results.  ...  An effective retrieval solution must be able to take these differences into consideration and process the right document semantics depending on the domain of the web search.  ... 
doi:10.21608/ijicis.2018.15907 fatcat:vq3f53cdqbdljc7jeoh4ydhhdq

Survey on Query Facets Mining Approaches

2017 International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)  
Different approaches for extraction of query facets from web search results to assist information finding for queries are discussed along with similar techniques used earlier for information retrieval  ...  Search engine provide the platform for users to describe their information need more clearly by using query facets mining.  ...  dependent facets for open-domain queries based on a general web search engine.The queries are open domain meaning that they can be extracted from webpages of a search engine instead of using particular  ... 
doi:10.21275/art20164225 fatcat:zrfcrqzlcja4hphg7ejj3gehpy

Query Expansion for Medical Domain to Augment the Web Search

2019 International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology  
Most users who search the internet for the medical information have no adequate knowledge about the medical domain.  ...  The appropriate query term is added from a medical expert vocabulary which is selected by the classifier based on the euclidean distance and a term based methodology for deciphering the query reformulation  ...  People search and receive responses through web browsers and web servers respectively.  ... 
doi:10.35940/ijeat.a2958.109119 fatcat:4nfsvwsy6fbjtfcl7hptru6noa

A Survey on Automatically Mining Facets for Web Queries

Duhita V. Pawar, Vina M. Lomte
2017 International Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering (IJECE)  
Researchers proposed different efficient techniques which improves the user's web query search experiences magnificently.  ...  Facets are any word or phrase which summarize an important aspect about the web query.  ...  QD mining approach is different than the existing approach in two ways: 1) Open domain: Queries are not related to specific domain. 2) Query dependant: Facets are extracted from top retrieved documents  ... 
doi:10.11591/ijece.v7i6.pp3700-3704 fatcat:ahqoepjrfbb75c4xfjcdqnfidm

Aggregated click-through data in a homogeneous user community

Mingfang Wu, Andrew Turpin, Justin Zobel
2008 Proceedings of the 31st annual international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval - SIGIR '08  
There are many proposed methods for using clickthrough data for common queries to improve the quality of search results returned for that query.  ...  In this study we examine the search behaviour of users in a close-knit community on such queries.  ...  This cache log includes 540,424 queries that were sent to a well known web search engine for the period January to October in 2006.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1390334.1390475 dblp:conf/sigir/WuTZ08 fatcat:6o2tcug4vngtdkzt2og7tv3ob4

Effects of topic familiarity and search skills on query reformulation behavior

Rong Hu, Kun Lu, Soohyung Joo
2013 Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
The findings from this study yield practical implications for designing health information retrieval systems that support query reformulation for users with different knowledge and skills.  ...  This study examined the effects of two factors, topic familiarity and search skills, on users' query reformulation behavior in health information searching. Four hypotheses were tested.  ...  We also thank Iris Xie for her help in resolving the disputed coding.  ... 
doi:10.1002/meet.14505001062 fatcat:byw2u4hbzjfyzhz4jimxictzuu

The effect of individual differences on searching the web

Ihadjadene Madjid, Chaudiron Stéphane, Martins Daniel
2005 Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
This paper reports results from a project which sought to investigate the influence of two types of expertise -the knowledge of the search domain and the experience of the Web search engineson the use  ...  of a Web search engine, called Exalead, by a panel of students.  ...  Number of reformulations Participants who are experts in the domain do more reformulations (modifying, dropping or canceling the query without using the Navigation Window) than novices in the domain (  ... 
doi:10.1002/meet.1450400130 fatcat:tye6wseewjgpjhhasmcfoe2ic4

Automatic Query Reformulation Using Classification in Web Searching

Ralla Suresh, Kurmachalam Ajay Kumar
2012 International Journal of Computer Science and Informatics  
The search query is a set of words or phrases a user enters when looking for information on a specific topic or subject.  ...  Classification and Prediction are two forms of query analysis that can be used to extract models describing frequently used query classes or to predict the reformulation for the query..  ...  We discuss how this model can be used to improve Web search engines. III. RESEARCH OBJECTIVES We apply domain-specific approach, in which we made special-purpose search systems for each domain.  ... 
doi:10.47893/ijcsi.2012.1052 fatcat:sbr36w74onfctnjln6stzf7ca4

Analyzing and evaluating query reformulation strategies in web search logs

Jeff Huang, Efthimis N. Efthimiadis
2009 Proceeding of the 18th ACM conference on Information and knowledge management - CIKM '09  
In this paper, we aim to better understand how web searchers refine queries and form a theoretical foundation for query reformulation.  ...  Existing research has studied how web search engines can propose reformulations, but has given less attention to how people perform query reformulations.  ...  Wobbrock for helpful comments on earlier drafts. We also thank Xueming Huang for help with formal language notation.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1645953.1645966 dblp:conf/cikm/HuangE09 fatcat:rohjxcohwnf3veay2cacvbwrnq

Relationship between the nature of the search task types and query reformulation behaviour

Khamsum Kinley, Dian Tjondronegoro, Helen Partridge, Sylvia Edwards
2012 Proceedings of the Seventeenth Australasian Document Computing Symposium on - ADCS '12  
Limited studies have examined the impact of the search task types on query reformulation behaviour while performing Web searches.  ...  Success of query reformulation and relevant information retrieval depends on many factors, such as users' prior knowledge, age, gender, and cognitive styles.  ...  Studies have reported that the amount of time a user spends on searching information on the Web depends on the nature of the search task; thus affecting query reformulation.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2407085.2407091 dblp:conf/adcs/KinleyTPE12 fatcat:mcxp6lic5napxfx43sekngxh6u

Query-driven approach of contextual ontology module learning using web snippets

Nesrine Ben Mustapha, Marie-Aude Aufaure, Hajer Baazaoui Zghal, Henda Ben Ghezala
2013 Journal of Intelligent Information Systems  
Second, these patterns are employed to reformulate queries in order to collect relevant snippets provided by a web search engine.  ...  The ob- tained contextual modules will be used for query reformulation.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10844-013-0263-6 fatcat:4utgwwlim5ct5jbztykqvsc3u4

Comparison of Question Answering Systems Based on Ontology and Semantic Web in Different Environment

2012 Journal of Computer Science  
Approach: This paper surveys different types of question answering system based on ontology and semantic web model with different query format.  ...  Answers are retrieved from ontology using Semantic Search approach and question-to-query algorithm is evaluated in our system for analyzing performance evaluation.  ...  SPARQL generator replaces the ontology with instances mapped for original NL query. It is domain specific and the performance depends on the types of questions collected in domain.  ... 
doi:10.3844/jcssp.2012.1407.1413 fatcat:xdfchvwntrfjxemyw6z5nogwvm
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