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Image searching on the Excite Web search engine

Abby Goodrum, Amanda Spink
2001 Information Processing & Management  
Implications for the development of models for visual information retrieval, and for the design of Web search engines are discussed.  ...  We provide data on: (1) image queries -the number of queries and the number of search terms per user, (2) image search sessions -the number of queries per user, modifications made to subsequent queries  ...  , Doug Cutting, Amy Smith and Catherine Yip of Excite, Inc. in providing the data for this research.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0306-4573(00)00033-9 fatcat:mpvujdiw3zbdjfcm77iy6bfc6a

Multimedia Web searching trends: 1997–2001

Seda Ozmutlu, Amanda Spink, Huseyin C. Ozmutlu
2003 Information Processing & Management  
Multimedia is proliferating on Web sites, as the Web continues to enhance the integration of multimedia and textual information.  ...  In this paper we examine trends in multimedia Web searching by Excite users from 1997 to 2001.  ...  General studies and statistics on Web searching and search engines appear regularly (Silverman, et al., 1999; Spink, et al., 2002) , including Web surfing (Huberman, et al., 1998) , Web accessibility  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0306-4573(02)00038-9 fatcat:42uyuv7pm5aa5cuq5efudsbohe

A Heuristic Search for Relevant Images on the Web [chapter]

Feiyang Yu, Horace H. S. Ip, Clement H. Leung
2005 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this paper, we present an automatic image-gathering method based on keyword-based web search engines.  ...  We have compared the result of our approach to the performance of three commercial web image search engines.  ...  One open issue in performance evaluation of web-based image search engines is to estimate the population of relevant images on the web.  ... 
doi:10.1007/11526346_63 fatcat:gdgfiepmivhoxgspqolxctwwji

Web Search: Emerging Patterns

Amanda Spink
2003 Library Trends  
We examined what topics people search for on the Web; how people search the Web using keywords in queries during search sessions; and the different types of searches conducted for multimedia, medical,  ...  THISARTICLE E X A M I N E S the public searching of the Web and provides an overview of recent research exploring what we know about how people search the Web.  ...  Provisions for image searching by Web search engines are important for users. Users seeking images input relatively few terms to specifj their image information needs on the Web.  ... 
dblp:journals/libt/Spink03 fatcat:ml7vavh3sngu7gcgnxlkh54hum

A comparative analysis of web image and textual queries

Hsiao‐Tieh Pu
2005 Online information review (Print)  
Design/methodology/approach -A large number of web queries from image and textual search engines were analysed and compared based on their factual characteristics, query types, and search interests.  ...  , and contain more refined queries; that web image requests are more focused than textual requests on some popular search interests, and that the variety of textual queries is greater than that of image  ...  Few studies have examined users' image searching behaviour on the web. Goodrum and Spink (2001) analysed 33,149 image queries executed on EXCITE.  ... 
doi:10.1108/14684520510628864 fatcat:c733nj3i25cgzcezx45qsbevju

A categorical comparison between user-supplied tags and web search queries for images

EunKyung Chung, JungWon Yoon
2009 Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
As search queries, the Web search log of Excite 2001 was used. The Web search log of Excite 2001 contains 262,025 sessions and 1,025,910 queries (Spink & et al., 2002) .  ...  Terms categorized in the Specific event/activity, such as 'Passover images' 'Easter images' 'Nobel prize photo' and so on, are also often employed by search engine users.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors gratefully acknowledge the assistance of Stacy Davis of University of South Florida in data analysis for this research.  ... 
doi:10.1002/meet.2008.1450450392 fatcat:lxotmc5x6nfm3k6oi6yazgetca

Page 7 of The Information Management Journal Vol. 31, Issue 3 [page]

1997 The Information Management Journal  
WEB SEARCH ENGINES Due to the limitations of search directories, most searching on the Internet is done with search en- gines.  ...  Sup- ports image searching. e Excite (http://www.excite.com) Uses “concept” based search technology‘ called Intelligent Concept Extraction (ICE) to summarize information locat- ed on 50 million Web pages  ... 

Web searching for sexual information: an exploratory study

Amanda Spink, H Cenk Ozmutlu, Daniel P Lorence
2004 Information Processing & Management  
Accessed from http://eprints.qut.edu.au ABSTRACT Sexuality on the Internet takes many forms and channels, including chat rooms discussions, accessing Websites or searching Web search engines for sexual  ...  We qualitatively analyzed 58,027 queries from a log of 1,025,910 Excite Web user queries from 1999.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Thanks to Doug Cutting, Jack Xu and Soo Young Rieh from Excite@Home.com, and C. Lee Giles and Dan Lorence of Penn State for their useful comments and suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0306-4573(02)00082-1 fatcat:uqemehhkp5f2ncr34s42oedgiu

Searching for digital images on the web

Bernard J. Jansen
2008 Journal of Documentation  
Purpose -The purpose of this paper is to examine the way in which end user searching on the web has become the primary method of locating digital images for many people.  ...  Design/methodology/approach -This study investigates the structure and formation of image queries on the web by mapping a sample of web queries to three known query classification schemes for image searching  ...  Goodrum and Spink (2001) analyzed image queries and Jansen et al. (2000) analyzed audio, image, and video sessions from Digital images on the web the Excite web search engine over multiple years.  ... 
doi:10.1108/00220410810844169 fatcat:xmkysa4ywndqthtzxbtry56sxa

An analysis of multimedia searching on AltaVista

Bernard J. Jansen, Amanda Spink, Jan Pedersen
2003 Proceedings of the 5th ACM SIGMM international workshop on Multimedia information retrieval - MIR '03  
Major Web search engines, such as Alta Vista, are essential tools in the quest to locate relevant online information.  ...  More specifically, the research questions driving this study are: (1) What are the characteristics of multimedia searching on Alta Vista?  ...  The researchers show that on the Excite search engine Web searching sessions are very short as measured by number of queries.  ... 
doi:10.1145/973264.973294 dblp:conf/mir/JansenSP03 fatcat:najetqt32bhlnpmnmioylakc74

History Of Search Engines

Tom Seymour, Dean Frantsvog, Satheesh Kumar
2011 International Journal of Management & Information Systems  
As the number of sites on the Web increased in the mid-to-late 90s, search engines started appearing to help people find information quickly.  ...  For example some of the attention is placed on the web page layout design and how content and information is displayed to the website visitor.  ...  Excite is currently the best-known general-purpose search engine site on the Web that relies on concept-based searching Meta Search Engine A meta-search engine is a search tool that sends user requests  ... 
doi:10.19030/ijmis.v15i4.5799 fatcat:dolubck6rrfgbmxx3eqah62u24

Analysis of the query logs of a Web site search engine

Michael Chau, Xiao Fang, Olivia R. Liu Sheng
2005 Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
Acknowledgments We gratefully thank the Utah state government and its provider, Utah Interactive, for kindly providing us the data and information used in this study.  ...  We also thank the two anonymous reviewers for their insightful suggestions.  ...  The mining of search engine logs, usually focused on the study of how users use the search engines on the Web to satisfy their information needs, belongs to the category of Web usage mining.  ... 
doi:10.1002/asi.20210 fatcat:am4gmjbxdffqvlgnwmbojxuylu

Sexual Information Seeking on Web Search Engines

Amanda Spink, Andrew Koricich, B.J. Jansen, Charles Cole
2004 CyberPsychology & Behavior  
Seeking sexually related information on the Internet takes many forms and channels, including chat rooms discussions, accessing Websites or searching Web search engines for sexual materials.  ...  We compared the differences in sexually-related Web searching between Alta Vista and AlltheWeb.com users. Differences were found in session duration, query outcomes, and search term choices.  ...  Spink et al. 31 compared the topics of United States Excite search engine users versus European Fast search engine searches in 2001.  ... 
doi:10.1089/109493104322820138 pmid:15006171 fatcat:2qx66zd4drc33mc7nerfehc3x4

A review of Web searching studies and a framework for future research

Bernard J. Jansen, Udo Pooch
2001 Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
Research on Web searching is at an incipient stage.  ...  more studies that focus predominantly or exclusively on Web searching.  ...  Goodrum and Spink (1999) conducted a study concerning image searching using 1,025,910 queries from Excite. The researchers utilized 28 image terms to identify image queries.  ... 
doi:10.1002/1097-4571(2000)9999:9999<::aid-asi1607>3.3.co;2-6 fatcat:cbnnd2chgzdqvcony5jnlhquia

A review of Web searching studies and a framework for future research

Bernard J. Jansen, Udo Pooch
2001 Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
Research on Web searching is at an incipient stage.  ...  more studies that focus predominantly or exclusively on Web searching.  ...  Goodrum and Spink (1999) conducted a study concerning image searching using 1,025,910 queries from Excite. The researchers utilized 28 image terms to identify image queries.  ... 
doi:10.1002/1097-4571(2000)9999:9999<::aid-asi1607>3.0.co;2-f fatcat:gfbenektdfhsnaqcz42n4udlq4
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