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Real-World Expertise Retrieval: The Information Seeking Behaviour of Recruitment Professionals [chapter]

Tony Russell-Rose, Jon Chamberlain
2016 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This paper presents results of a survey of recruitment professionals, investigating their information seeking behaviour and needs regarding IR systems and applications.  ...  Recruitment professionals perform complex search tasks in order to find candidates that match client job briefs.  ...  Discussion and conclusions This paper summarises the results of a survey of the information seeking behaviour of recruitment professionals, uncovering their search needs in a manner that allows comparison  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-30671-1_51 fatcat:d6jdzzlsxfazhg4sraki4cyb3y

What the Actual...Examining User Behaviour in Information Retrieval

George Buchanan, Dana Mckay
2022 Proceedings of the 45th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval  
The presenters have over fifty years of combined experience working in interactive information retrieval, and information interaction.  ...  The tension between reproducibility and ensuring natural user behaviour will be a recurring focus, seeking to help individual researchers make an intentional and well-argued choice for their research.  ...  This tutorial is built on research supported by the Australian Research Council, Discovery Project DP210103923.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3477495.3532687 fatcat:eidhidnwrbh2dhrhnldktnuqhy

Searching on the Web (poster abstract)

Christoph Hoelscher, Gerhard Strube
1999 Proceedings of the 22nd annual international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval - SIGIR '99  
Two types of expertise are combined in a 2x2 design for this study: domain-specific background knowledge about the topic of a particular search task and media-specific Web expertise..  ...  Two studies are reported that address information seeking in the WWW. 12 Internet Experts were investigated in an exploratory study which used Interviews, Card Sorting, thinking aloud, and systematic observation  ...  INTRODUCTION Internet Search Engines like Altavista or Excite are a central part of information seeking on the World Wide Web.  ... 
doi:10.1145/312624.312737 dblp:conf/sigir/HoelscherS99 fatcat:dqoxzjrezfddllyzbs7rr7cbba

Spatial querying for image retrieval

Joemon M. Jose, Jonathan Furner, David J. Harper
1998 Proceedings of the 21st annual international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval - SIGIR '98  
Use was made of the two systems by design professionals in simulated work task situations, and quantitative and qualitative data collected as indicators of the levels of users' satisfaction.  ...  Epic is an image retrieval system that implements a novel spatial-querying mechanism.  ...  control over the initiation, direction and termination of successive stages of the information-seeking process; l real-world systems may be meaningfully evaluated only in real-world settings, where the  ... 
doi:10.1145/290941.291000 dblp:conf/sigir/JoseFH98 fatcat:sr27a2dxkrfq7jts27uujwsh4m

Exploiting task-document relations in support of information retrieval in the workplace

Luanne Freund
2008 SIGIR Forum  
Existing systems are designed to retrieve information that is relevant to the query, but are not capable of identifying information that is well-suited to the context and situation of a search.  ...  Increasingly, workplace information seeking takes place in digital information environments and is reliant upon search systems.  ...  a real-world setting.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1480506.1480529 fatcat:gohltw3bczhnxce3yf4rjugpc4

On the role of user-centred evaluation in the advancement of interactive information retrieval

Daniela Petrelli
2008 Information Processing & Management  
This paper discusses the role of user-centred evaluations as an essential method for researching interactive information retrieval.  ...  The iterative testing was not only instrumental to the development of a usable system, but it enhanced our knowledge of the potential, impact, and actual use of cross-language information retrieval technology  ...  Finally I thank the anonymous reviewers for their comments and suggestions that helped improve the organization and content of the paper, Christie Harrison for her help with the final version and Livio  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ipm.2007.01.024 fatcat:svofqinwhbeiji5itx5ijuyjoy

Comparing citation contexts for information retrieval

Anna Ritchie, Stephen Robertson, Simone Teufel
2008 Proceeding of the 17th ACM conference on Information and knowledge mining - CIKM '08  
Chapter 3 discusses the test collection paradigm for evaluation of information retrieval systems and describes how and why we built our test collection.  ...  Chapter 5 describes how the PDF papers are prepared for our experiments, including identification of references and citations in the papers, once converted to plain text, and extraction of citation information  ...  In laboratory tests, the experimenter aims to improve real retrieval by modelling the real world and creating improvements in the modelled world.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1458082.1458113 dblp:conf/cikm/RitchieRT08 fatcat:bd4azphahbhj3mrn3gfjvozkhy

Music information retrieval

J. Stephen Downie
2005 Annual Review of Information Science and Technology  
Welcome friends and colleagues to the 2 nd Annual International Symposium on Music Information Retrieval -ISMIR 2001.  ...  We hope the information exchange fostered by this conference will facilitate innovation and enhance collaboration in this dynamic area of research. This year's program is rich in content and variety.  ...  the amount of time it has taken to put together a description of these algorithms.  ... 
doi:10.1002/aris.1440370108 fatcat:5v36lrlqbjfi5fkuxw3mzjyhhe

Spatiotemporal enabled Content-based Image Retrieval

Mariana Belgiu, Martin Sudmanns, Tiede Dirk, Andrea Baraldi, Stefan Lang
2016 International Conference on GIScience Short Paper Proceedings  
Efficient monitoring and management of dynamic phenomena in the real world necessitates its efficient and accurate coverage.  ...  The efficiency of the coverage of a sensor network depends on optimal position of each sensor node within the network.  ...  The United States Government retains and the publisher, by accepting the article for publication, acknowledges that the United States Government retains a non-exclusive, paid-up, irrevocable, world-wide  ... 
doi:10.21433/b311729295dw fatcat:fulw4pw3kfh5nmfzcsy3pkisvm

Considerations on the Selection Process and Professional Development in Intelligence Organizations

Alexandru Kis
2022 International conference KNOWLEDGE-BASED ORGANIZATION  
Recruitment and talent retention in the military (including Intelligence organisations) reflect the trend of civilian (un)employment.  ...  In Intelligence (not exclusively), the personnel selection is centered on the applicants' skills and traits, personal and professional background, transversal expertise, or technical abilities, as well  ...  the Intelligence community, seeking professional satisfaction.  ... 
doi:10.2478/kbo-2022-0031 fatcat:kstwkb446nbuzp5rexl23kz5x4

The play's the thing: Theater professionals make sense of Shakespeare

Michael R. Olsson
2010 Library & Information Science Research  
The study aims to address critique of the information studies/science field's excessive focus on active information seeking and searching by developing an alternative approach.  ...  The study seeks to understand sense-making as more than the problem-solving behaviour of individuals: to see it as an embodied, social process, involving emotion as well as rationality.  ...  skills to information retrieval but ..., at worst, are the primary barriers to information retrieval" (Julien, 1999, p. 586) .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.lisr.2010.07.009 fatcat:2aotkcqnlzcnnjvpgg6giunfee

Treatment choices for depression: Young people's response to a traditional e-health versus a Health 2.0 website

Faye Scanlan, Anthony Jorm, Nicola Reavley, Denny Meyer, Sunil Bhar
2017 Digital Health  
Given the variety of online information sources now available, it is important to understand the impact of different types of information on young people's decisions to seek treatment, and the  ...  Although young people value and use the Internet to seek information on mental health, 13 surprisingly little is known about the impact of such information on young people's intentions to seek help, 46  ...  In addition, the authors would like to thank the developers of the BluePages website for providing permission to use their website in this study. Guarantor: FS.  ... 
doi:10.1177/2055207617690260 pmid:29942581 pmcid:PMC6001220 fatcat:3spbbkxmbrhbvcva64ek3j5c74

Interventions to improve antimicrobial prescribing of doctors in training: the IMPACT (IMProving Antimicrobial presCribing of doctors in Training) realist review: Figure 1

Geoff Wong, Nicola Brennan, Karen Mattick, Mark Pearson, Simon Briscoe, Chrysanthi Papoutsi
2015 BMJ Open  
Antimicrobial resistance has been described as a global crisis-more prudent prescribing is part of the solution. Behaviour change interventions are needed to improve prescribing practice.  ...  We will synthesise the literature using the realist review approach-a form of theory-driven interpretive systematic review approach often used to make sense of complex interventions.  ...  This realist review seeks to inform this debate by looking beyond just educational interventions and into the wider contextual drivers for the prescribing behaviour of doctors in training.  ... 
doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2015-009059 pmid:26493460 pmcid:PMC4620181 fatcat:bpbcaujonjh7famoutrxzlrjqe

Advancing mobile learning in Australian healthcare environments: nursing profession organisation perspectives and leadership challenges

Carey Ann Mather, Elizabeth Anne Cummings, Fred Gale
2018 BMC Nursing  
An absence of clear direction at systems, organisation and individual levels has created a mobile learning paradox, whereby although nurses understand the benefits of seeking and retrieving discipline  ...  The themes highlighted the complexity of accessing and using mobile technology for informal learning and continuing professional development.  ...  Funding No grant funding was obtained for the conduct of this research.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12912-018-0313-z pmid:30459525 pmcid:PMC6233582 fatcat:bs2rn7y5mzevznxbjmm2lvtyxi

A decision-theoretic approach to database selection in networked IR

Norbert Fuhr
1999 ACM Transactions on Information Systems  
seeking behaviour for the design of corporate information systems in the pharmaceutical sector.  ...  In this project the young-researcher will evaluate tools & techniques for information seeking in a large real-world intranet environment in the financial domain, involving analysis of domain, documents  ...  Totals for EC funded part of the network and the whole network are shown separately.  ... 
doi:10.1145/314516.314517 fatcat:pa3itrgvszd2ffx6gpcs4ut4ti
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