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Demonstration of multi-perspective exploratory search with the Discovery Hub web application

Nicolas Marie, Fabien L. Gandon
2014 International Semantic Web Conference  
This paper describes a demonstration of the Discovery Hub exploratory search system.  ...  The demonstration focuses on the exploration of topics through several perspectives. 10 this advanced query mode is supported by the framework but currently not available through the interface and will  ...  With this demonstration we want to show the value of linked data for exploratory search.  ... 
dblp:conf/semweb/MarieG14 fatcat:ay5odezkvrbqfm7vutuw4vogpu

Iterative Query Refinement for Exploratory Search in Distributed Heterogeneous Linked Data

Laurens De Vocht
2015 International Semantic Web Conference  
Formulating a search query is particularly difficult in case of distributed Linked Data sources, because they have many different relationships and vocabularies.  ...  We show that the set of techniques facilitates web applications in fulfilling task-oriented searches more effectively and that user interaction with search results indeed gradually refines search queries  ...  I would like to thank my supervisors: Ruben Verborgh, Erik Mannens and Rik Van de Walle, for their support and the opportunity for the realization of this work.  ... 
dblp:conf/semweb/Vocht15 fatcat:gt76rasribeg3m26afavf5s7fu

Towards Exploratory OLAP Over Linked Open Data – A Case Study [chapter]

Dilshod Ibragimov, Katja Hose, Torben Bach Pedersen, Esteban Zimányi
2015 Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing  
In this paper we describe a framework for so-called Exploratory OLAP over RDF sources. We propose a system that uses a multidimensional schema of the OLAP cube expressed in RDF vocabularies.  ...  from web sources into the analysis process.  ...  Acknowledgment This research is partially funded by the Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorate in "Information Technologies for Business Intelligence -Doctoral College (IT4BI-DC)".  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-662-46839-5_8 fatcat:viwmlikm7rfmfocuhtk34kqbhi

Search Computing Systems [chapter]

Stefano Ceri, Marco Brambilla
2010 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Search Computing defines a new class of applications, which enable end users to perform exploratory search processes over multi-domain data sources available on the Web.  ...  These applications exploit suitable software frameworks and models that make it possible for expert users to configure the data sources to be searched and the interfaces for query submission and result  ...  This research is part of the Search Computing (SeCo) project, funded by the European Research Council (ERC), under the 2008 Call for "IDEAS Advanced Grants", a program dedicated to the support of frontier  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-13094-6_1 fatcat:gfdjag4pybe55infhcb2opxygi

Special issue on structured and crowd-sourced data on the Web

Marco Brambilla, Stefano Ceri, Alon Halevy
2013 The VLDB journal  
Crowd-sourcing and social data are increasingly popular methods for improving search results and enhancing the quality of data on the Web.  ...  Current research efforts for leveraging this data include approaches for extracting and combining results from multiple sources, for surfacing the deep web, and for exposing data through RDF repositories  ...  The paper "Exploratory Search Framework for Web Data Sources," by Bozzon et al., proposes a generalpurpose exploratory search paradigm over Web data services.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00778-013-0327-9 fatcat:kydro6zkbveeja34ysv67orxqy

How Does Domain Expertise Affect Users' Search Interaction and Outcome in Exploratory Search?

Jiaxin Mao, Yiqun Liu, Noriko Kando, Min Zhang, Shaoping Ma
2018 ACM Transactions on Information Systems  
We also set up a preliminary research framework, design the experiment protocol of the user study, and discuss about the limitations of this study and the potential implications for improving Web search  ...  Huge amount of users use Web search engines to learn new skills and knowledge everyday.  ...  factor for the success of exploratory search.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3223045 fatcat:zlm77jfhkfflzftjl5g4bhiwcm

EPISOSE: An Epistemology-Based Social Search Framework for Exploratory Information Seeking [chapter]

Yuqing Mao, Haifeng Shen, Chengzheng Sun
2010 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
In this paper, we present an epistemology-based social search framework for supporting exploratory information seeking, which makes the best of both search engines' immense power of information collection  ...  Our experimental results show that an epistemology-based social search system outperforms a conventional search engine for most exploratory information seeking tasks.  ...  Introduction Web search has become the best source of information for many people.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-15231-3_21 fatcat:ac64qgqbfrccti6trhdnu4mdne

The Anatomy of a Multi-domain Search Infrastructure [chapter]

Stefano Ceri, Alessandro Bozzon, Marco Brambilla
2011 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
While searching the Web is the preferred method for accessing information in everyday's practice, users expect that search systems will soon be capable of mastering complex queries.  ...  , and then manually combining results, thereby performing "data integration in the brain."  ...  Conclusions This paper presented our vision for a novel class of search systems, advocating that a new generation of search infrastuctures with a modular software organization is required for addressing  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-22233-7_1 fatcat:ap6mpev4yzdtrgj7iiawyfrwwu

Exploratory Multi-domain Search on Web Data Sources with Liquid Queries [chapter]

Davide Francesco Barbieri, Alessandro Bozzon, Marco Brambilla, Stefano Ceri, Chiara Pasini, Luca Tettamanti, Salvatore Vadacca, Riccardo Volonterio, Srđan Zagorac
2011 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We demonstrate Liquid Queries, a novel user interaction paradigm for exploratory multi-domain search upon structured information collected from heterogeneous data sources.  ...  Liquid Queries support an exploratory search approach by providing a set of interaction primitives for multi-domain query formulation, result visualization and query refinement, with commands for perusing  ...  SeCo queries are addressed to Web data sources, including search engine APIs, community curated data sources (e.g., YQL Open Data Tables, DBpedia) , domain-specific databases (e.g., Amazon, Eventful,  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-22233-7_26 fatcat:i3m43xthjncchjtsul6zc7o6lq


George Lamprianidis, Dieter Pfoser
2011 Proceedings of the 19th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems - GIS '11  
Geospatial data has become an important resource in today's Web applications not only as type of content, but also as metadata.  ...  In this work, we demonstrate how to query user-contributed pointcloud data using a collaborative Web-based approach.  ...  Acknowledgements The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Union Seventh Framework Programme -Marie Curie Actions, Initial Training Network GEOCROWD (  ... 
doi:10.1145/2093973.2094061 dblp:conf/gis/LamprianidisP11 fatcat:b3jyqgknibey3i6lhuyg7l3vca

Modeling Search Computing Applications [chapter]

Alessandro Bozzon, Marco Brambilla, Alessandro Campi, Stefano Ceri, Francesco Corcoglioniti, Piero Fraternali, Salvatore Vadacca
2010 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Search Computing defines a new class of applications, which enable end users to perform exploratory search processes over multi-domain data sources available on the Web.  ...  These applications exploit suitable models, supported by a framework, that make it possible for expert users to configure the data sources to be searched and the interfaces for query submission and result  ...  This research is part of the Search Computing (Seco) project, funded by ERC, under the 2008 Call for "IDEAS Advanced Grants".  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-16985-4_6 fatcat:bwrd643ubvbcxpnfdkzqhhqcsy

Visual Exploratory Search of Relationship Graphs on Smartphones

Jianquan Ouyang, Hao Zheng, Fanbin Kong, Tianming Liu, Michael J Proulx
2013 PLoS ONE  
This paper presents a novel framework for Visual Exploratory Search of Relationship Graphs on Smartphones (VESRGS) that is composed of three major components: inference and representation of semantic relationship  ...  graphs on the Web via meta-search, visual exploratory search of relationship graphs through both querying and browsing strategies, and human-computer interactions via the multi-touch interface and mobile  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank the Gephi toolkit (http:// developers for making this tool open-source and available, and would like to thank the anonymous reviewers for their  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0079379 pmid:24223936 pmcid:PMC3817041 fatcat:7gt66na62bcpppjwanexe3v6pq

A Visual Exploratory Meta Data Search Engine Solution based on Cloud Computing

Mohammed NajahMahdi, Abdul Rahim Ahmad, Roslan Ismail
2014 International Journal of Computer Applications  
Through an analysis of a visual exploratory Meta data search engine on a cloud platform, there will be strategies adopted to optimize the search engine in order to improve the overall performance and effectiveness  ...  With the rapid upsurge of web use and internet connectivity (Access), the traditional search engines face significant challenges in the contemporary searches, response speed and the storage of bulk pages  ...  Research on the distributed computing framework of the visual exploratory Meta data search engine architecture indicates that compatibility with cloud computing is essential for handling mass data.  ... 
doi:10.5120/18223-9354 fatcat:ygmi4lt3p5cl5amt7tqejcslje

Search Computing Meets Data Extraction

Alessandro Bozzon, Tim Furche, Giorgio Orsi, Chiara Pasini, Luca Tettamanti, Salvatore Vadacca
2011 International Workshop on Very Large Data Search  
Manually collecting data from scores of web sites and combining that data remains a daunting task.  ...  To make informed decisions, however, we often need to access data from many different sources and integrate different types of information.  ...  WEB DATA INTEGRATION WITH SEARCH COMPUTING Figure 1 shows an overview of the Search Computing framework, which comprises several sub-frameworks.  ... 
dblp:conf/vlds/BozzonFOPTV11 fatcat:a2gxcwxcafg4lnycgmvrbeytxu

Building an application framework for integrative genomics

Heta N Ray, Vamsi K Mootha, Aziz A Boxwala
2003 AMIA Annual Symposium Proceedings  
We designed an architecture and framework for software to query and explore such data in an orderly and iterative fashion.  ...  disparate biological data sources.  ...  Although the model seemed adequate for the implemented data sources, we need to validate the generalizability of the model.  ... 
pmid:14728485 pmcid:PMC1479937 fatcat:vshq4wgehjdixp2ihwk63ufm3q
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