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The Positive and Negative Influence of Search Results on People's Decisions about the Efficacy of Medical Treatments

Frances A. Pogacar, Amira Ghenai, Mark D. Smucker, Charles L.A. Clarke
2017 Proceedings of the ACM SIGIR International Conference on Theory of Information Retrieval - ICTIR '17  
To determine the extent to which people can be influenced by search engine results, we conducted a controlled laboratory study that biased search results towards correct or incorrect information for 10  ...  People regularly use web search engines to investigate the efficacy of medical treatments.  ...  This work was supported in part by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (Grants CRDPJ 468812-14 and RGPIN-2014-03642), in part by Google, in part by the Qatar Foundation for  ... 
doi:10.1145/3121050.3121074 dblp:conf/ictir/PogacarGSC17 fatcat:ccxelk3ax5f7hh3r7hp3lrw7yu

Psychological statistics

Leonard S. Kogan
1955 Psychological bulletin  
Ina new section on latin square, Mc- Nemar offers a strong argument for limiting use of this design in psycho- logical research, but does not men- tion the experimental advantages of replicated latin squares  ...  Brief atten- tion is also devoted to intraclass cor- relation, the discriminant function and Kendall’s tau while a more friendly attitude is taken toward the point biserial and the phi coefficient.  ... 
doi:10.1037/h0039496 fatcat:c7g4yodn7zdgjfftwgtsvc35nq

Field-Programmable Gate-Array-Based Graph Coloring Accelerator

L. M. Pochet, M. L. Linderman, S. L. Drager, R. L. Kohler
2002 Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets  
Figure | is an example of a Latin square.  ...  Several search heuristics for variable assignment for the Latin-square problem are discussed in Ref. 5.  ... 
doi:10.2514/2.3852 fatcat:vlgv4kxag5axjkumz7eddbdsta

Page 264 of New Outlook Vol. 154, Issue 7 [page]

1930 New Outlook  
Henry Ford, anticipating the coming demand for automobiles and tires, has a 2,500 square mile concession on the east shore of Tapoz, where he is developing his great rubber plantations.  ...  Black is a frequent contributor to the magazines three per cent of all loans publicly float- ed in this country last year from Latin American countries.  ... 

Optimization algorithms intended for self-tuning feedwater heater model

P Czop, T Barszcz, J Bednarz
2013 IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering  
The pattern search method has the following choices: no search step, Latin hypercube, a pattern search (GPS or MADS methods), or genetic algorithm [6] .  ...  The cconvergence trajectory plots were also investigated to ensure a stable trend towards constant values of the parameters, which correspond to convergence towards the minimum of the criterion function  ... 
doi:10.1088/1757-899x/46/1/012016 fatcat:wqoqcxr5xvgqxn7t5fplit2wlu

Towards an Arabic Question Answering system on the web

2010 Journal of the ACS Advances in Computer Science  
The proposed model is tested and shows a success compared to other Latin systems.  ...  Current search engines can return ranked lists of documents, but they do not bring direct answers to the user.  ...  A prototype search engine, Tritus, that applies the method to web search engines is presented.  ... 
doi:10.21608/asc.2010.158218 fatcat:gtxgm4eyhjdcxdr4entkaxvbg4

Latin Puzzles [article]

Miguel G. Palomo
2016 arXiv   pre-print
Based on a previous generalization by the author of Latin squares to Latin boards, this paper generalizes partial Latin squares and related objects like partial Latin squares, completable partial Latin  ...  squares and Latin square puzzles.  ...  Acknowledgements The author thanks Latin squares expert Prof.  ... 
arXiv:1602.06946v1 fatcat:aeeezr5k6fbofoqc3s6zd5ak5q


Graziella Tonfoni
2001 Electronical Notes in Theoretical Computer Science  
of a mark-up language for documentation annotation.  ...  if designed and packaged according to the CTML standard [5] may be easily and effectively stored, retrieved, accessed, distributed and updated; therefore significantly enhancing power and speed in the search  ...  square.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s1571-0661(04)80899-5 fatcat:pv7vem4y7fc4dpg3z5ayql2u7a

Page 20 of World's Work Vol. 61, Issue 7 [page]

1932 World's Work  
In the past twenty-five years the trade, the engineering, the finance of the United States have tended directly toward creating in Latin America a solid economy of her own; manufacturing has been stimulated  ...  Common Indian Background This Latin America, which occupies the southern two thirds of the western hemisphere and which has a population ©: some 120,000,000 people, covers eight and a half million square  ... 

Improved Quantum-Inspired Evolutionary Algorithm for Engineering Design Optimization

Jinn-Tsong Tsai, Jyh-Horng Chou, Wen-Hsien Ho
2012 Mathematical Problems in Engineering  
The novel contribution of the proposed LSQEA is the use of a QGA to explore the optimal feasible region in macrospace and the use of a systematic reasoning mechanism of the Latin square to exploit the  ...  The proposed Latin square quantum-inspired evolutionary algorithm (LSQEA) combines Latin squares and quantum-inspired genetic algorithm (QGA).  ...  The role of the Latin square is to generate better individuals by implementing the Latin square-based recombination since the systematic reasoning ability of Latin square of the Taguchi method is, in due  ... 
doi:10.1155/2012/836597 fatcat:5z4kyelrrzez3iyls7sf45zym4

Page 575 of Commonweal Vol. 6, Issue 24 [page]

1927 Commonweal  
the square.  ...  The feverish search for pagan relics might seem, at first sight, a strange way of carrying out any such pur- pose.  ... 

Explicitly integrating MeSH thesaurus help into health information retrieval systems: An empirical user study

Xiangming Mu, Kun Lu, Hohyon Ryu
2014 Information Processing & Management  
SimpleMed includes a search browser and a  ...  Researchers also examined the contribution of the MeSH term and tree browser components towards effective information retrieval and assessed whether and how these elements influence the users' search methods  ...  , allocated randomly using a 6x6 Latin square design.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ipm.2013.03.005 fatcat:wnz5aqlndbfklp4pqjojdatvjq

Search Atlas: Visualizing Divergent Search Results Across Geopolitical Borders

Rodrigo Ochigame, Katherine Ye
2021 Designing Interactive Systems Conference 2021  
By exposing the partial perspective of a search engine, Search Atlas invites users to experience the internet from divergent positions and to reflect on how their online lives are conditioned by technological  ...  Search engines shape such "information borders" by tailoring results according to geolocation, language, and other user profiling.  ...  IMAGE RESULTS FOR A SEARCH FOR "TIANANMEN SQUARE" Results for 'Tiananmen Square' on Google from Singapore in English Results for 'Tiananmen Square' on Google from United Kingdom in English Results for  ... 
doi:10.1145/3461778.3462032 fatcat:fqicj4gqarft7byfxts6qfylme

The Effects of Information Format and Shopping Task on Consumers' Online Shopping Behavior: A Cognitive Fit Perspective

2004 Journal of Management Information Systems  
A feature central to the success of e-commerce Web sites is the design of an effective interface to present product information.  ...  Using the cognitive fit theory as the theoretical framework, we developed a research model to investigate the fit between information format and shopping task, and exam-NOTES  ...  the brands within each product category with a Latin square design.  ... 
doi:10.1080/07421222.2004.11045812 fatcat:pscn2xlstvbdzkk5fjaimmsihq

Arabic Mathematical e-Documents [chapter]

Mustapha Eddahibi, Azzeddine Lazrek, Khalid Sami
2004 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
It gives a brief description of some steps toward an extension of MathML to mathematics in Arabic exposition. In order to evaluate it, this extension has been implemented in Mozilla.  ...  In addition to the known difficulties of handling mathematical expressions based on Latin script on the web, Arabic mathematical expressions flow from right to left and use specific symbols with a dynamic  ...  In Arabic mathematical presentation, certain symbols, such as the square root symbol or the sum, in some Arabic areas, are built through a symmetric reflection of the corresponding Latin ones.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-27773-6_12 fatcat:bfp5p4n5ljau7mz6npny53uqtq
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