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Personalization in Geographical Information Search

Noemi Mauro
2017 BCS-IRSG Symposium on Future Directions in Information Access  
In the project I analyze two methodologies to offer personalized search results in community maps and a natural interaction with the system.  ...  The second concerns the creation of content-based user models useful for filtering the items belonging to each concept in a multifaceted way: the goal is that of reducing and adapting the information space  ...  Differently, in MIMOSA a semantic search engine was developed that semantically interprets the search query and, by leveraging the 2 Personalization in Geographical Information Search Mauro ontological  ... 
doi:10.14236/ewic/fdia2017.5 dblp:conf/fdia/Mauro17 fatcat:xe5fw52worhd5gpja57au7j7iu

Archival MARC Records and Finding Aids in the Context of End-User Subject Access to Archival Collections

Rita Czeck
1998 The American Archivist  
This article discusses the findings of a study to determine the extent to which archival MARC records represent chronological, geographical, personal, and corporate information contained in corresponding  ...  Allowing for the searching of full-text electronic finding aids would enable end users to benefit not only from the subject information present at the collection level and in the abstract, but also from  ...  Geographical terms that are prominent in the background of a person or corporation, such as where a person resided when they produced the materials in the collection, are likely to be found by searching  ... 
doi:10.17723/aarc.61.2.3764m56l67h827p5 fatcat:hrtg5qk5jvepznfv7pnxrsckqy

Semantic Interpretation of Search Queries for Personalization

Liliana Ardissono, Maurizio Lucenteforte, Noemi Mauro, Adriano Savoca, Angioletta Voghera, Luigi La Riccia
2017 Adjunct Publication of the 25th Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization - UMAP '17  
is demo paper describes the semantic query interpretation model adopted in the OnToMap Participatory GIS and presents its bene ts to information retrieval and personalized information presentation.  ...  TOWARDS PERSONALIZATION e features described so far represent an important basis for learning individual user models in geographical information search.  ...  INTRODUCTION Geographical information search is a challenging application domain for user modeling and personalization research, because it combines the complexity of understanding the user's information  ... 
doi:10.1145/3099023.3099030 dblp:conf/um/ArdissonoLMSVR17 fatcat:ubrk4y7uafdzzozovesioid5ji

EvenPers: Event-based Person Exploration and Correlation

Christian Kapp, Jannik Strötgen, Michael Gertz
2013 Datenbanksysteme für Business, Technologie und Web  
Searching for people on the Internet is one of the most frequent search activities. In this paper, we present EvenPers, a system for the event-based exploration of persons and person similarities.  ...  We address challenges such as cross-document person name normalization and present a novel approach to calculate person similarities based on their event information.  ...  Such a view leads to new functionality to explore information about a person, e.g., a search based on a certain time interval or geographic region of interest.  ... 
dblp:conf/btw/KappSG13 fatcat:eczxohoukjg7nixlsqrt7t5j4e

Understanding mobile information needs

Karen Church, Barry Smyth
2008 Proceedings of the 10th international conference on Human computer interaction with mobile devices and services - MobileHCI '08  
We identified three key intents among diary entries: informational, geographical and personal information management (PIM).  ...  In this paper we describe the results of a four-week diary study of mobile information needs, focusing on the intent behind mobile needs and the importance on context on such needs.  ...  We found that over 30% of information needs were geographical in nature, i.e. location dependent.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1409240.1409325 dblp:conf/mhci/ChurchS08 fatcat:b7xv6mvgm5fa3jucbbsczibrfy

Implementation of Ontology based Personalized Search Filtering (OBPSF) on Smartphone

Ms. Devayani L. Phadke, Prof. Jyoti. N. Nandimath
2017 International Journal of Engineering Research and  
Due to the importance of location information in mobile search, OBPSF classifies these concepts into content concepts and location concepts.  ...  Ontology Based Personalized Search Filtering(OBPSF),it is client-server model. Basically Ontology Based Personalized Search Filtering is personalize mobile search engine.  ...  In [4] , Geographic web search engines allow users to constrain and order search results in an intuitive manner by focusing a query on a particular geographic area.  ... 
doi:10.17577/ijertv6is040789 fatcat:2ljwuff6njeyxl2dgvfxdstebe

How geography professors select materials for classroom lectures

Christine L. Borgman, Gregory H. Leazer, Anne Gilliland-Swetland, Kelli Millwood, Leslie Champeny, Jason Finley, Laura J. Smart
2004 Proceedings of the 2004 joint ACM/IEEE conference on Digital libraries - JCDL '04  
We found that professors desired the ability to search by concept (erosion, continental drift, etc.) as well as geographic location, and that personal research collections were an important source of instructional  ...  The functional requirements include definitions and enhancements of searching capabilities, the ability to contribute and to share personal collections of resources, and the capability to manipulate data  ...  Smith, ADEPT PI, and team members Richard Mayer, Michael Freeston, Linda Hill, and Tim Tierney for direct involvement in the evaluation efforts throughout this five-year project.  ... 
doi:10.1145/996350.996390 dblp:conf/jcdl/BorgmanLGMCFS04 fatcat:4pivptrfnzhudkzucuydsxcjzq

The GeoTALP-IR System at GeoCLEF 2005: Experiments Using a QA-Based IR System, Linguistic Analysis, and a Geographical Thesaurus [chapter]

Daniel Ferrés, Alicia Ageno, Horacio Rodríguez
2006 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This paper describes GeoTALP-IR system, a Geographical Information Retrieval (GIR) system.  ...  The system is described and evaluated in the context of our participation in the CLEF 2005 GeoCLEF Monolingual English task.  ...  Figure 2 : 2 Example of an indexed document. 2 .Figure 3 : 23 Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) 3 , contains information about physical and cultural geographic features in the United States  ... 
doi:10.1007/11878773_106 fatcat:on6xiwcw2rcizf5p7a5zr3t2be

Exposing Inconsistent Web Search Results with Bobble [chapter]

Xinyu Xing, Wei Meng, Dan Doozan, Nick Feamster, Wenke Lee, Alex C. Snoeren
2014 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In contrast to previously published results, we find that 98% of all Google search results display some inconsistency, with a user's geographic location being the dominant factor influencing the nature  ...  , nor the factors that contribute to this personalization.  ...  They find the factors that contribute to price discrimination include the customer's geographic location, personal information, and origin URL.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-04918-2_13 fatcat:kmnh2p3pwnhdnb3oa56ibzkspq

Comparing faculty information seeking in teaching and research: Implications for the design of digital libraries

Christine L. Borgman, Laura J. Smart, Kelli A. Millwood, Jason R. Finley, Leslie Champeny, Anne J. Gilliland, Gregory H. Leazer
2005 Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
Their greatest information needs are for research data, maps, and images. They desire better searching by concept or theme, in addition to searching by location and place name.  ...  Among the implications for functionality and architecture of geographic digital libraries for educational use are that personal digital libraries are essential, because individual faculty members have  ...  Smith, ADEPT PI; Michael Freeston, Project coordinator; and Richard Mayer, Linda Hill, and Tim Tierney for direct involvement in the evaluation efforts throughout this 5-year project.  ... 
doi:10.1002/asi.20154 fatcat:vtubt74zzzfhblynoespgdpc3q

Using Hyperlink Features to Personalize Web Search [chapter]

Mehmet S. Aktas, Mehmet A. Nacar, Filippo Menczer
2006 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Personalized search has gained great popularity to improve search effectiveness in recent years.  ...  The objective of personalized search is to provide users with information tailored to their individual contexts.  ...  The objective of personalized search is to provide users with information tailored to their individual contexts.  ... 
doi:10.1007/11899402_7 fatcat:ytl6a4urz5hs3euxak2pncw36u

Limitless Borderless Forgetfulness? Limiting the Geographical Reach of the 'Right to Be Forgotten'

Dan Svantesson
2015 Social Science Research Network  
In Google Spain, the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled that, in certain circumstances, the operator of a search engine is obliged to remove search results from the list of results displayed  ...  is decided that certain search results should be delisted, what is the appropriate geographical scope of the delisting?  ...  Limiting the geographical reach of the 'right to be forgotten' 123 3) Information that expresses a threat of physical harm to, or incites violence directed at, the person seeking delisting; and 4) Information  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2659982 fatcat:whjcuqwqzzdztcq4oyv2k2hmja

Trajectory Based Location Prediction and Enriched Ontological User Profiles for Efficient Website Recommendation

2020 International journal of recent technology and engineering  
The spread over of huge amount of information in the vast area of internet makes difficult for the users to obtain the search items that are relevant to them.  ...  The traditional method of user profiling does not provide a complete detail regarding their search. In addition, the search preference of the individuals varies in accordance with time and location.  ...  Hence, location prediction has a significant part in search personalization and recommendation.  ... 
doi:10.35940/ijrte.c4363.099320 fatcat:s6zrljnjcvhtznyajveo4zv3fe

The West Virginia GeoExplorer Project: Using Digital Technology to Study Time, Place, and People

William D. Theriault
2014 West Virginia History A Journal of Regional Studies  
most academic and public libraries, plus some specialized search features that allow you to locate information by time, person, and place; • A geographic information system (GIS) containing map information  ...  The acronym GIS is shorthand for geographic information system, geographical information science, and geospatial information studies.  ... 
doi:10.1353/wvh.2014.0006 fatcat:zsufmpfg5zbwzfv54ufwx3d5vm

Thematic Maps for Geographical Information Search

Noemi Mauro, Liliana Ardissono
2017 Adjunct Publication of the 25th Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation and Personalization - UMAP '17  
We are experimenting our model in the OnToMap Participatory GIS, which manages interactive community maps for information sharing and participatory decision-making.  ...  In this paper, we present a model supporting the management of thematic maps for information exploration, and their integration with query expansion during the interaction with the user.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We thank Maurizio Lucenteforte, Adriano Savoca, Luigi La Riccia and Angiole a Voghera for their work in the OnToMap project. is work is partially funded by projects MIMOSA (MultIModal Ontology-driven  ... 
doi:10.1145/3099023.3099087 dblp:conf/um/MauroA17 fatcat:gthxxg7j7ra4ddlgevxushnj7u
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