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Supporting children's web search in school environments

Carsten Eickhoff, Pieter Dekker, Arjen P. de Vries
2012 Proceedings of the 4th Information Interaction in Context Symposium on - IIIX '12  
However, the way in which they interact with state-of-the-art search interfaces and how they explore and interpret the presented information, differs greatly from adult user behaviour.  ...  Nowadays, the Internet represents a ubiquitous source of information and communication. Its central role in everyday life is reflected in the curricula of modern schools.  ...  This research is part of the PuppyIR project 1 . It is funded by the European Community's Seventh Frame-  ... 
doi:10.1145/2362724.2362748 dblp:conf/iiix/EickhoffDV12 fatcat:omisiu3t4vck3ogqp7r3hvwoya

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Malcolm Clark, Ian Ruthven, Patrik O'Brian Holt, Dawei Song
2012 Proceedings of the 4th Information Interaction in Context Symposium on - IIIX '12  
We collected questionnaire and ocular behavior (fixation metrics) data to highlight the ways in which people view the features in the articles.  ...  This paper reports on our task-based observational, logged, questionnaire study and analysis of ocular behavior pertaining to the interaction of structural features of text in Wikipedia using eye tracking  ...  IIIX'12 Nijmegen, The Netherlands.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2362724.2362751 dblp:conf/iiix/ClarkRHS12 fatcat:6h6ciz575vbz3h7kx7k7hgjsbe

Ordinary search engine users assessing difficulty, effort, and outcome for simple and complex search tasks

Georg Singer, Ulrich Norbisrath, Dirk Lewandowski
2012 Proceedings of the 4th Information Interaction in Context Symposium on - IIIX '12  
They carried out a set of 12 search tasks with commercial Web search engines in a laboratory environment.  ...  Search engines are the preferred tools for finding information on the Web. They are advancing to be the common helpers to answer any of our search needs.  ...  In addition the research was supported by the Estonian Information Technology Foundation (EITSA) and the Tiger University program, as well as by Archimedes Estonia.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2362724.2362746 dblp:conf/iiix/SingerNL12 fatcat:jvd7uykdyzdzhldanspfur463a

Ordinary Search Engine Users assessing Difficulty, Effort, and Outcome for Simple and Complex Search Tasks [article]

Georg Singer, Ulrich Norbisrath, Dirk Lewandowski
2012 arXiv   pre-print
They carried out a set of 12 search tasks with commercial Web search engines in a laboratory environment.  ...  Search engines are the preferred tools for finding information on the Web. They are advancing to be the common helpers to answer any of our search needs.  ...  In addition the research was supported by the Estonian Information Technology Foundation (EITSA) and the Tiger University program, as well as by Archimedes.  ... 
arXiv:1206.2528v1 fatcat:d3qrt4iitnei3p73lpv4lsddtu