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Web searching across languages: Preference and behavior of bilingual academic users in Korea

Hae-young Rieh, Soo Young Rieh
2005 Library & Information Science Research  
Subjects expressed concerns about the accuracy of machine translation of scholarly terminologies and preferred to have user control over multilingual Web searches. D  ...  For search queries, they selected a language that represents their information need most accurately depending on the types of information task rather than choosing their first language.  ...  Many subjects emphasized that they wanted to exercise control in the presentation of search results by switching between a separated results list and an integrated list, since they considered efficiency  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.lisr.2005.01.006 fatcat:lvmgwaoov5hd3dld6awksuott4

Search Atlas: Visualizing Divergent Search Results Across Geopolitical Borders

Rodrigo Ochigame, Katherine Ye
2021 Designing Interactive Systems Conference 2021  
For instance, how do search results for the same query differ for Brazilian, Turkish, and Indian users?  ...  Given a query, the tool displays multiple lists of Google search results, highlighting distinctive words for each set of parameters.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We would like to thank micah epstein for the graphic design of this pictorial.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3461778.3462032 fatcat:fqicj4gqarft7byfxts6qfylme

Federated search of text search engines in uncooperative environments

Luo Si
2007 SIGIR Forum  
He showed me how to collaborate with other researchers and share success.  ...  He guided me how to write conference and journal papers, had confidence in me when I doubted myself, and brought out the best in me.  ...  Chapter 6 further investigates how to merge document ranked lists in multiple languages.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1273221.1273232 fatcat:v4tddctxybbwbcknwuwggipxne

Log Analysis of Multilingual Image Searches in Flickr [chapter]

Víctor Peinado, Julio Gonzalo, Javier Artiles, Fernando López-Ostenero
2009 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
, number of query refinements, etc.; (b) learning effects over time; (c) usage of specific cross-language search facilities and (d) users perceptions on the task (questionnaire analysis).  ...  In this paper, we summarise our analysis of the large log of multilingual image searches in Flickr provided to iCLEF 2008 participants.  ...  Acknowledgements This work has been partially supported by the Regional Government of Madrid under the MAVIR Research Network (S-0505/TIC-0267) and the Spanish Government under project Text-Mess (TIN2006  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-04447-2_30 fatcat:ahcdk2zhlff63kt5bttflufeey

An effective and efficient results merging strategy for multilingual information retrieval in federated search environments

Luo Si, Jamie Callan, Suleyman Cetintas, Hao Yuan
2007 Information retrieval (Boston)  
This paper proposes an effective and efficient approach for the results merging task of multilingual ranked lists.  ...  A general search strategy in multilingual federated search environments is to translate the user query to each language of the information sources and run a monolingual search in each information source  ...  An important research problem is how to merge the returned ranked lists into a single multilingual ranked list, which is referred to as the results merging problem of multilingual information retrieval  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10791-007-9036-6 fatcat:yc3fazyyhzevrfn7x63omyhkgi

Does Personalization Benefit Everyone in the Same Way? Multilingual Search Personalization for English vs. Non-English Users

M. Rami Ghorab, Séamus Lawless, Alexander O'Connor, Vincent Wade
2014 User Modeling, Adaptation, and Personalization  
The web community is witnessing an increase in the amount of available multilingual content and the number of multilingual web users.  ...  This paper addresses this question by conducting an experiment to: (1) evaluate the effectiveness of the multilingual personalization algorithms (multilingual user modeling and multilingual result adaptation  ...  Acknowledgements This research is supported by the Science Foundation Ireland (Grant 12/CE/I2267) as part of the Centre for Next Generation Localisation (www.cngl.ie) at Trinity College, Dublin.  ... 
dblp:conf/um/GhorabLOW14 fatcat:aqe63po3y5gurlb7qmsoz42c4e

Users' Perceptions of Searching in FlickLing

Evgenia Vassilakaki, Frances C. Johnson, Richard J. Hartley, David Randall
2009 Conference and Labs of the Evaluation Forum  
It appears from our preliminary findings that there is variation in our users perceptions of searching for images across languages and their approach to using translations and that this occurs regardless  ...  In particular, the investigation reported in this paper aims to demonstrate the value in focusing on user's trust and confidence in the exploration of seeking behaviour to reveal users' perceptions of  ...  In the monolingual, you search in one language and you get results only in the language of your query.  ... 
dblp:conf/clef/VassilakakiJHR09 fatcat:kyqbiiqbuvfc5doyxvifion2ra

SpidersRUs: Creating specialized search engines in multiple languages

Michael Chau, Jialun Qin, Yilu Zhou, Chunju Tseng, Hsinchun Chen
2008 Decision Support Systems  
While small-scale search engines in specific domains and languages are increasingly used by Web users, most existing search engine development tools do not support the development of search engines in  ...  The design and implementation of the tool, consisting of a Spider module, an Indexer module, an Index Structure, a Search module, and a Graphical User Interface module, are discussed in detail.  ...  the user manual, and Maryan Mikhael and Shingka Wu for the graphic design.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.dss.2007.07.006 fatcat:s2ljknx23zc6jjqt5wf7fmtbjy

Searching 100M Images by Content Similarity

Paolo Bolettieri, Fabrizio Falchi, Claudio Lucchese, Yosi Mass, Raffaele Perego, Fausto Rabitti, Michal Shmueli-Scheuer
2009 Italian Research Conference on Digital Library Management Systems  
design of DLMSs supporting safe, efficient and optimized storage, access and search of compound objects.  ...  ) and (ii) allowing the user community to construct enhanced publications by specifying reference relationships over such pool of simple compound objects.  ...  Donna Youngs of the Department of Investigative Psychology of the University of Liverpool for many interesting discussions, which inspired the development of the models presented in this paper, and also  ... 
dblp:conf/ircdl/BolettieriFLMPRS09 fatcat:k3n4ffi4bfbwjgyooga22rummq

Multimedia Search with Noisy Modalities: Fusion and Multistage Retrieval

Avi Arampatzis, Savvas A. Chatzichristofis, Konstantinos Zagoris
2010 Conference and Labs of the Evaluation Forum  
We built an experimental search engine which combines multilingual and multi-image search, employing a holistic web interface and enabling the use of highly distributed indices.  ...  Furthermore, first splitting annotations to many modalities with respect to natural language and/or type and then fusing results has the potential of achieving better effectiveness than using all textual  ...  Retrieval results are obtained from each of the databases, fused into a single listing, and presented to the user.  ... 
dblp:conf/clef/ArampatzisCZ10 fatcat:adrlcodltrc6zoti5hlsacfflm

Search Behaviours of Image Users: A Pilot Study on Museum Objects

Elaine Ménard
2011 Partnership: The Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research  
The purpose of this exploratory study was to investigate the factors affecting search behaviours of image users and to examine how individuals formulate their queries to retrieve museum object images indexed  ...  It also highlighted how multilingual search functionalities are perceived and used when performing an image search task in a multilingual retrieval context.  ...  Objectives The first objective of this exploratory study was to investigate the factors affecting search behaviours of image users and to examine how individuals formulate their queries to retrieve museum  ... 
doi:10.21083/partnership.v6i1.1433 fatcat:eamyebmrxfesvno2u572syphye

Social Search [chapter]

Peter Brusilovsky, Barry Smyth, Bracha Shapira
2018 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
adapt more conventional search results.  ...  The chapter begins by framing the social search landscape in terms of the sources of data available and the ways in which this can be leveraged before, during, and after search.  ...  We will look at how such information can be used to re-rank an original set of results or used to insert new results into an original result list.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-90092-6_7 fatcat:ro6hjgwhgvgwrncakrpfv5brye

The use of grounded theory in identifying the user experience during search

Evgenia Vassilakaki, Frances Johnson
2015 Library & Information Science Research  
Grounded theory offers a useful method for gaining an understanding of the context of the user experience when searching on an experimental multilingual image retrieval system.  ...  Observational, cognitive and affective data were collected while users searched for images in a multilingual environment.  ...  In particular, users' choice of specific mode to start the search, choice of search terms, use of hints, and number of pages scanned and stopping a search enabled the constant comparison of users' actions  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.lisr.2014.06.006 fatcat:k5lrqwm3zze7ncnwoe6ypk2im4

Search System Survey Report

Sirijodha Khalsa, Peter Cotroneo, Mingfang Wu
2018 Figshare  
We examined the practices that data repositories employ in helping users search their holdings and demonstrate the value of looking across disciplines at the common data discovery issues, such as relevancy  ...  search on, 2) a set of queries that simulate user search tasks, 3) and relevance assessment of each document with respect to each query.  ...  We then filtered for repositories whose contact information included an email address, resulting in a list of 962 contacts.  ... 
doi:10.6084/m9.figshare.6011018 fatcat:6mihpgrowvcibgg3inedwarizu

A Flexible Tool for Cross-Collection Patent Search

Stefania Marrara, Gabriella Pasi
2015 Italian Information Retrieval Workshop  
In this scenario patent authors require an exhaustive knowledge of all related patents and the search often involves multiple patent collections across the world, which do not share the same document structure  ...  fuzzy logic and IR to help users looking for relevant patents here represented as XML documents.  ...  At present we do not evaluate synonyms since this option would include the use of a dictionary or an ontology.  ... 
dblp:conf/iir/MarraraP15 fatcat:urtniuuihndbvnigm4o2dvl4ge
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