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Challenging conventional assumptions of automated information retrieval with real users: Boolean searching and batch retrieval evaluations

William Hersh, Andrew Turpin, Susan Price, Dale Kraemer, Daniel Olson, Benjamin Chan, Lynetta Sacherek
2001 Information Processing & Management  
Our results showed that Boolean and natural language searching achieved comparable results and that the results from batch evaluations were not comparable to those obtained in experiments with real users  ...  We challenged these assumptions in the Text Retrieval Conference (TREC) interactive track, with real users following a consensus protocol to search for an instance recall task.  ...  The results in Table 4 also show positive and negative associations of search success with various user attributes.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0306-4573(00)00054-6 fatcat:s4fad5xgfzerzasxkqqzrkqobm

Attributional style of emotions and its relationship with users' search behaviour

Hassan Behzadi, Azam Sanatjoo
2018 Journal of information science  
Results showed that the majority of the users attributed their failure and success in information retrieval to internal causes.  ...  Research showed that individuals who attribute their emotions to internal factors are more satisfied with their search.  ...  Also, positive mood was found to be associated with fewer search activities (e.g. fewer visited websites and reformulated queries) while the negative mood was associated with increased search activities  ... 
doi:10.1177/0165551518782400 fatcat:yqzvy5qzlzgj7gozmhb33hjoh4

Search relevancy got you down? Learn how to use metadata to lift your results (and your mood)

Marko Hurst
2010 Journal of Digital Asset Management  
ABSTRACT When it comes to search an information retrieval system within Digital Asset Management (DAM) systems, the burden is often placed on the users who are expected to solve the problem of irrelevant  ...  This combination provides not only a complete user-model, but a structured, repeatable and successful framework for success that has increased profi tability for MISI Company and its clients.  ...  Events : the changing of attributes or relations. In the context of DAM systems, ontologies are about associating content in usage.  ... 
doi:10.1057/dam.2010.30 fatcat:dhsmearqhffilgwunigt5jrotm

Design and Evaluation of a University-Wide Expert Search Engine [chapter]

Ruud Liebregts, Toine Bogers
2009 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Our search engine significantly outperformed the old search system in terms of effectiveness, efficiency, and user satisfaction.  ...  We performed system-based evaluation to determine the optimal retrieval settings and an extensive user-based evaluation with three different user groups: scientific researchers, students, and outside visitors  ...  Expertise attribution here was kept simple and constant by using only the score of the first document associated with each expert.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-00958-7_54 fatcat:6kaih6znsvd23cqmcsfcl22zey

Achieving Content-User Synergy in MPEG-7

Harry Agius, Marios C. Angelides
2007 Second International Workshop on Semantic Media Adaptation and Personalization (SMAP 2007)  
Existing multimedia information retrieval systems provide users with insufficient support for efficient searching for and browsing in multimedia content.  ...  Furthermore, we propose a method of faceted browser adaptation with support for dynamic facet generation based on an automatically acquired user model.  ...  Most existing search and sharing systems, such as Flickr, Google or MSN Live Search, use either keyword/tag-based search or similarity search with some sample images (based on low-level image properties  ... 
doi:10.1109/smap.2007.33 dblp:conf/smap/AgiusA07 fatcat:deerd67ndbclzo7xcmpvs3uhwu

Factors Influencing User Satisfaction with Information Systems: A Systematic Review

Leila R Kalankesh, Zahra Nasiry, Rebecca Fein, Shahla Damanabi
2020 Galen medical journal  
A search strategy was developed using a combination of the following keywords: "model," "user satisfaction," "information system," "measurement," "instrument," and " tool."  ...  Reported dimensions, factors, and their possible influence on user satisfaction with information systems were extracted from the studies wherever was possible.  ...  The association between user satisfaction with the clinical information system and the system use has been reported [33, 63] .  ... 
doi:10.31661/gmj.v9i0.1686 pmid:34466567 pmcid:PMC8343607 fatcat:572ahrnkbjfotog7juarrxuizu

Playing by the rules

Youngho Kim, Ahmed Hassan, Ryen W. White, Yi-Min Wang
2013 Proceedings of the sixth ACM international conference on Web search and data mining - WSDM '13  
Then, association rules are learned by exploiting the FP-growth algorithm and decision trees using underperforming query examples.  ...  The method first generates query attributes using sources such as topics, concepts (entities), and keywords in queries.  ...  Methods for doing this typically correlate users' search behavior with their insitu self-reporting [16] or judgments of search success provided by expert judges [18] [22] .  ... 
doi:10.1145/2433396.2433414 dblp:conf/wsdm/KimHWW13 fatcat:tgh327bub5hkhkr5zfluan3vl4

Co-active intelligence for image retrieval

Mark Truran, James Goulding, Helen Ashman
2005 Proceedings of the 13th annual ACM international conference on Multimedia - MULTIMEDIA '05  
In this paper we introduce a methodology that expresses the users of a system and their navigational behaviour as the paramount resource for resolving query term ambiguity.  ...  Mass user consensus is modelled within a multi-dimensional feature space and evaluated through cluster analysis.  ...  Users of the SENSAI search system are presented with an uncomplicated web form into which their queries are entered.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1101149.1101273 dblp:conf/mm/TruranGA05 fatcat:t4ene57wszclhogvwxtx6jdzm4

Factors associated with successful answering of clinical questions using an information retrieval system

W R Hersh, M K Crabtree, D H Hickam, L Sacherek, L Rose, C P Friedman
2000 Bulletin of the Medical Library Association  
It also attempted to identify the demographic, experience, cognitive, personality, search mechanics, and user-satisfaction factors associated with successful use of a retrieval system.  ...  Successful ability to answer questions was also associated with having experience in literature searching and higher standardized test-score percentiles.  ...  Another goal of this study was to learn about factors associated with searching success, and how they can be used to build better systems or improve user training.  ... 
pmid:11055299 pmcid:PMC35253 fatcat:333pz2z3j5hxvc3xfqmplefsji

Semantic File Annotation and Retrieval on Mobile Devices

Sadaqat Jan, Maozhen Li, Ghaidaa Al-Sultany, Hamed Al-Raweshidy, Ibrar Ali Shah
2011 Mobile Information Systems  
The performance of SemFARM is evaluated from a number of aspects in comparison with traditional mobile file systems and enhanced alternatives.  ...  However, it has become a challenging issue for users to efficiently and effectively search for files of interest in a mobile environment involving a large number of mobile nodes.  ...  The issue can be dealt with by annotating files with associative tags and user-entered keywords which can later be used for searching.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2011/320984 fatcat:72vdnnj7jfffrmgcpirt76lnny

Data Lake Organization [article]

Fatemeh Nargesian, Ken Q. Pu, Bahar Ghadiri Bashardoost, Erkang Zhu, Renée J. Miller
2020 arXiv   pre-print
We present a new probabilistic model of how users interact with an organization and define the likelihood of a user finding a table using the organization.  ...  In addition, in our study, 42% of users preferred the use of navigation and 58% preferred keyword search, suggesting these are complementary and both useful modalities for data discovery in data lakes.  ...  We have also conducted a user study where participants use our system and a keyword search engine to perform the same set of tasks.  ... 
arXiv:1812.07024v3 fatcat:yabuvi5dbza7pcxaw5ccvu77vi

A User Selection Method in Advertising System

Shiyi XIONG, Zhiqing LIN, Bo XIAO
2010 International Journal of Communications, Network and System Sciences  
Experimental results demonstrate this method can select users with higher accuracy.  ...  This method searchs the maximum frequent itemsets which indicate potential customers' features from a large data set of users' information, then find potential customers from those maximum frequent itemsets  ...  CPT) associated with each node . The CPT is expressed as which pictures the mutual relationship of each node and its parent nodes.  ... 
doi:10.4236/ijcns.2010.31007 fatcat:aeey43imk5htppefrc6ixuizbi

Do batch and user evaluations give the same results?

William Hersh, Andrew Turpin, Susan Price, Benjamin Chan, Dale Kramer, Lynetta Sacherek, Daniel Olson
2000 Proceedings of the 23rd annual international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval - SIGIR '00  
After identi~ing a weighting scheme that gave maximum improvement over the baseline in a noninteractive evaluation, we used it with real users searching on an instance recall task.  ...  Further analysis did identi~ other factors predictive of instance recall, including number of documents saved by the user, document recall, and number of documents seen by the user.  ...  them was associated with successful searching.  ... 
doi:10.1145/345508.345539 dblp:conf/sigir/HershTPCKSO00 fatcat:d6ybdwpfmjgbbkap5na7u3dtcy

Determinants of Success of Inpatient Clinical Information Systems: A Literature Review

M. J. van der Meijden
2003 JAMIA Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association  
Complete refusal of users to use a system is certainly a failure, but often success remains undefined.  ...  Our objectives were to identify attributes that were used to assess the success of such systems and to test the ability of a framework developed by Delone and McLean for management information systems  ...  Within each category several attributes could contribute to success. 1 The information processing system itself is assessed with system quality attributes (e.g., usability, accessibility, ease of use  ... 
doi:10.1197/jamia.m1094 pmid:12626373 pmcid:PMC342046 fatcat:bda6uhqfejhzfcaqkueqplkpvy

Development and Usability Test of Hangeul Font Registration System

Eun-Joo Sin, Ki-Deok Park, Soon-Bum Lim
2017 International Journal of Signal Processing, Image Processing and Pattern Recognition  
In addition, we evaluated the possibility and improvement plan of the system by evaluating whether the system can be actually useful to users.  ...  Therefore, we have developed a system that can integrate existing fonts and search for desired fonts through the Korean font registration system.  ...  In accordance with the various inconveniences, we classified them into four error attributes (user convenience, visual clarity, behavioral induction, system response).  ... 
doi:10.14257/ijsip.2017.10.6.05 fatcat:r4drqpw6jrgjzlarsmu7mw4k5q
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