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Searcher Heterogeneity In Collaborative Information Seeking Within The Context Of Students Work Tasks

Stefanie Elbeshausen
2015 Zenodo  
This paper shows an overview over a doctoral thesis project which focuses on Collaborative Information Seeking (CIS) with a core interest in searcher heterogeneity.  ...  The goal is to provide a description of group performance in CIS, to get suggestions for the design of collaborative search tools and to create a model of CIS integrating search heterogeneity.  ...  Motivation and background Collaborative Information Seeking (CIS) is a quite new field in the area of Information Seeking research.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.17940 fatcat:e7i3srjkhfedzehqohub4fpe3u

Find What You Need, Understand What You Find

Gary Marchionini, Ryen White
2007 International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction  
However, search systems of the future will also focus on making users more informed by providing explicit support for learning and investigation within a wider work task context.  ...  The ability of systems to support information seeking may be enhanced if models can be developed that also incorporate the context within which the systems operate.  ... 
doi:10.1080/10447310701702352 fatcat:v44qn6raybesdpn2rylq7hm6om

Evaluating Personal Information Retrieval [chapter]

Liadh Kelly, Paul Bunbury, Gareth J. F. Jones
2012 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Indeed challenges associated with evaluation in this space are recognised as one of the key factors hindering the development of research in personal information retrieval.  ...  Evaluation of personal search over an individual's personal information space on the desktop or elsewhere is problematic for reasons relating both to the personal and private nature of the data and the  ...  This work was supported by DCU School of Computing.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-28997-2_60 fatcat:2ppwtgvqnnct5m5heittwj5jca

Challenges for information access in multi-disciplinary product design and engineering settings

Dirk Ahlers, Mahsa Mehrpoor, Kjetil Kristensen, John Krogstie
2015 2015 Tenth International Conference on Digital Information Management (ICDIM)  
We list detected challenges, discuss information needs and search tasks, then focus on issues to solve for a successful integration of the IR and KBE domain and give a system overview of our approach to  ...  Our work contributes to bridging the gap between Information Retrieval and engineering support systems.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement n o 284613 for the LinkedDesign project  ... 
doi:10.1109/icdim.2015.7381865 dblp:conf/icdim/AhlersMKK15 fatcat:zpmjc7nx4fbrnjqbd5btguhm4i

Report on the First Workshop on Supporting Complex Search Tasks

Maria Gäde, Mark M. Hall, Hugo Huurdeman, Jaap Kamps, Marijn Koolen, Mette Skove, Elaine Toms, David Walsh
2015 SIGIR Forum  
Supporting complex search task requires new collaborations across the whole field of IR, and the proposed workshop will bring together a diverse group of researchers to work together on one of the greatest  ...  How does the information seeking process evolve and what are relevant differences between different stages?  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We thank the ECIR workshop chairs Guido Zuccon and András Benczur and the local organizers for their support.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2795403.2795415 fatcat:atjogc6g5nbttowfhlcfwrqlyq

From Keyword Search to Exploration: Designing Future Search Interfaces for the Web

Max L. Wilson
2010 Foundations and Trends® in Web Science  
Search is one of the keys to the Web's success. The elegant way in which search results are returned has been well researched and is usually remarkably effective. However,  ...  This monograph is directed at researchers and developers who are designing the next generation of web search user interfaces, by focusing on the techniques and visualizations that allow users to interact  ...  Acknowledgments The authors thank Marti Hearst, those who provided images, and several others for providing feedback and comments.  ... 
doi:10.1561/1800000003 fatcat:jpiox47bxneefmgrajbhosfvuq

Collaboration, Reputation and Recommender Systems in Social Web Search [chapter]

Barry Smyth, Maurice Coyle, Peter Briggs, Kevin McNally, Michael P. O'Mahony
2015 Recommender Systems Handbook  
of searchers during result-ranking.  ...  In this chapter we will explore recent research which aims to do just that: to make web search a more personal and collaborative experience and to leverage important information such as the reputation  ...  Acknowledgements This work is supported by Science Foundation Ireland: through the CLARITY Centre for Sensor Web Technologies under grant number 07/CE/I1147; and through the Insight Centre for Data Analytics  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4899-7637-6_17 fatcat:uiscut42ybhxjaz4pcg35rda7q

Second Workshop on Supporting Complex Search Tasks

Nicholas Belkin, Toine Bogers, Jaap Kamps, Diane Kelly, Marijn Koolen, Emine Yilmaz
2017 Proceedings of the 2017 Conference on Conference Human Information Interaction and Retrieval - CHIIR '17  
Supporting complex search tasks requires new collaborations across the fields of CHI and IR, and the proposed workshop will bring together a diverse group of researchers to work together on one of the  ...  How does the information seeking process evolve and what are relevant differences between different stages?  ...  The workshop will provide a comprehensive overview of current work on supporting complex tasks in a variety of settings, and fosters new collaboration within across the fields of CHI and IR, on one of  ... 
doi:10.1145/3020165.3022163 dblp:conf/chiir/BelkinBK0KY17 fatcat:zdpxc2afczdbbp35f6jlbht3p4

Information retrieval in the workplace: A comparison of professional search practices

Tony Russell-Rose, Jon Chamberlain, Leif Azzopardi
2018 Information Processing & Management  
Legal researchers, recruitment professionals, healthcare information professionals, and patent analysts all undertake work tasks where search forms a core part of their duties.  ...  In these instances, the search task is often complex and time-consuming and requires specialist expertise to identify relevant documents and insights within large 15 domain-specific repositories and collections  ...  the professionals who helped shape the survey instrument and provide context for the results.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ipm.2018.07.003 fatcat:s2usgdu6ejdh5b67sqoqq3hwtq

Frontiers, challenges, and opportunities for information retrieval

James Allan, Bruce Croft, Alistair Moffat, Mark Sanderson
2012 SIGIR Forum  
Key themes include the need to: move beyond ranked lists of documents to support richer dialog and presentation, represent the context of search and searchers, provide richer support for information seeking  ...  This group identified challenges in dealing with heterogeneous data, heterogeneous contexts, availability of usage data, evaluation, and IR as a service to other areas of Human Language Technology.  ...  properties of the information and the user's work tasks.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2215676.2215678 fatcat:mo7fz7o5vzdrfkiisn2rdttg6y

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

Luanne Freund
2008 SIGIR Forum  
Increasingly, workplace information seeking takes place in digital information environments and is reliant upon search systems.  ...  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.  ...  Information Tasks Embedded within the work task is another layer of context for the search situation: information seeking and searching tasks.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1480506.1480529 fatcat:gohltw3bczhnxce3yf4rjugpc4

First International Workshop on Professional Search (ProfS2018)

Suzan Verberne, Jiyin He, Udo Kruschwitz, Birger Larsen, Tony Russell-Rose, Arjen P. de Vries
2018 The 41st International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research & Development in Information Retrieval - SIGIR '18  
Professional search is a problem area in which many facets of information retrieval are addressed, both system-related (e.g. distributed search) and user-related (e.g. complex information needs), and the  ...  The aim of this workshop is to bring together researchers to work on the requirements and challenges of professional search from different angles.  ...  The workshop provided a comprehensive overview of current work on supporting complex tasks in a variety of settings, and fostered new collaboration within the field.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3209978.3210198 dblp:conf/sigir/VerberneHKLRV18 fatcat:5rwxnpfsdbeuxe47q3udrtxapi

High-School Students' Regulation of Learning During Computer-Based Science Inquiry

Fielding I. Winters, Roger Azevedo
2005 Journal of educational computing research  
The results of this naturalistic study can potentially be used to inform educational practice by highlighting scaffolds that may foster self-regulated learning in a CBLEmediated science inquiry context  ...  In an analysis of their verbalizations, low prior knowledge students regulated their learning by relying on their partners for cognitive and other regulatory support whereas the high prior knowledge students  ...  We would also like to thank Daniel Levin and his students for their participation in this study.  ... 
doi:10.2190/f7hm-9jn5-jux8-4bm9 fatcat:y3xsk6ipfjhm5lbc4mtxwnhozy

A Case Study of Collaboration and Reputation in Social Web Search

Kevin McNally, Michael P. O'Mahony, Maurice Coyle, Peter Briggs, Barry Smyth
2011 ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology  
This paper focuses on the second idea, that of collaboration. In the main, web search takes the form of an isolated interaction between lone searcher and search engine.  ...  INTRODUCTION The scale of the Web and the heterogeneous nature of its content [Signorini and Gulli 2005] introduces many significant information discovery challenges.  ...  Searcher Reputation The results of the previous section highlight the potential benefits of the HeyStaks form of collaborative web search in the context of the target search task.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2036264.2036268 fatcat:aern5efxezbw5je2m55xhpxhni

Conceptualizing and advancing research networking systems

Titus Schleyer, Brian S. Butler, Mei Song, Heiko Spallek
2012 ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction  
Architecture considers aggregation and synthesis of information from multiple sources, social system interoperability, and integration with the user's primary work context.  ...  Presentation addresses representing expertise in a comprehensive and up-to-date manner; the role of controlled vocabularies and folksonomies; the tension between seekers' need for comprehensive information  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This project was, in part, supported by a grant (1 U54 RR023506-01) from the National Center for Research Resources (NCRR), a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and NIH  ... 
doi:10.1145/2147783.2147785 pmid:24376309 pmcid:PMC3872832 fatcat:2v4zfsy6bjbbncj4ogutebohp4
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