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User Information Needs [chapter]

Emma Beauxis-Aussalet, Lynda Hardman
2016 Intelligent Systems Reference Library  
User information needs may not be fully addressed by image features, or may not be reliable enough.  ...  We conclude by introducing potential approaches for providing users with evaluations of the uncertainties introduced at each information processing step.  ...  Hence the Fish4Knowledge user interface focused on addressing two main user information needs: fish counts and species identification.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-30208-9_2 fatcat:35k56je3lndjhitysxvgiqgg3y

Discovering user information needs

Frank E. Ritter, Andrew R. Freed, Onida L. M. Haskett
2005 Interactions  
This analysis is based on analysis of existing sites, hardcopy materials, user search query logs, and interviews with users. Good task analyses are reusable as a design aid.  ...  We provide a task analysis of what each user group will look for on university department websites.  ...  User logs were provided by the webmaster for the School of IST's homepage, Rose Pruyne, and by Penn State's webmaster. Kate Simpson has provided comments that have helped improve this report.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1082369.1082385 fatcat:ginlkwltw5aq7gdnv4dofztf5e

Information needs of users

2018 IP Indian Journal of Library Science and Information Technology  
Definitions of information, origin of information, study of past literature, points like need of information, role of library in sharing of information, objectives of information, information, approaches  ...  , quality of information, attributes of information, principles of information, beliefs regarding information etc. are briefly discussed in the research paper.  ...  A complete picture of information needs of users is needed. Superficial studies can not reveal the exact need of users.  ... 
doi:10.18231/2456-9623.2018.0004 fatcat:oenhy26gsbc5jmquaepz6g6mqe

Information Need and Information User: Theory and Practice

Tran Thi Thanh Van
2021 VNU Journal of Science Policy and Management Studies  
This study discusses theoretical and practical issues of information needs and information users.  ...  The study presents a theoretical system about information needs and information users, including: concept, classification and role of information users; concept, classification, characteristics, and factors  ...  Theo Aina, thuật ngữ "user" bao gồm những người sử dụng các DV được cung cấp bởi cơ quan TT-TV.  ... 
doi:10.25073/2588-1116/vnupam.4316 fatcat:lzpucu23izat7osavdjyea52rq

User Information Needs Through Query Reformulation

Asad Ullah
2017 BCS-IRSG Symposium on Future Directions in Information Access  
Using the essence of information foraging theory with our model we can also identify user information needs and their satisfaction through their query reformulation.  ...  The main contribution of this paper is to identify user query types. Observing the query types, we can understand user behaviour in the context of information foraging.  ...  Information diet in the IFT explains the user behaviour based on the user generalised and specific needs.  ... 
doi:10.14236/ewic/fdia2017.13 dblp:conf/fdia/Ullah17 fatcat:jwiugvmktfdula6dn6nmu6il3u

Information Use, User, User Needs and Seeking Behaviour: A Review

Subhash Reddy B., M Krishnamurthy, Ashok Y Asundi
2018 DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology  
and attributes of the user, user information behaviour and so on.  ...  <div class="page" title="Page 1"><div class="layoutArea"><div class="column"><p><span>The studies on the user, user information behaviour, and seeking have been continuing since last 50 years or </span  ...  FACETS OF INFORMATION NEEDS AND USER As discussed earlier, there are a number of studies on information needs and information user.  ... 
doi:10.14429/djlit.38.2.12098 fatcat:kzrkhu3475cgrmcps2suniebfe

H. N. Pasad. Information needs and users

1999 Investigación Bibliotecológica Archivonomía Bibliotecología e Información  
Information needs and users  ... 
doi:10.22201/iibi.0187358xp.1999.26.3896 fatcat:clygfrclmnghpj5os3p65hr6rq

Integrating users' needs into multimedia information retrieval system [article]

Hanène Maghrebi
2007 arXiv   pre-print
We propose the integration of the users' information needs.  ...  Taking into account the dynamism of users, these approaches do not permit the explicit integration of the users' information needs.  ... 
arXiv:0708.2788v1 fatcat:swriogmxi5ebjg36gocdvfgu5a

User Needs for Weather and Climate Information: 2019 NCEI Users' Conference

Michael J. Brewer, Annette Hollingshead, Jenny Dissen, Najimah Jones, Laura F. Webster
2019 Bulletin of The American Meteorological Society - (BAMS)  
In the spring, NCEI hosted a Users' Conference in North Carolina to continue its efforts toward understanding user needs.  ...  These efforts have already led to a greater understanding of user needs and broader and more robust interaction with users and partners.  ... 
doi:10.1175/bams-d-19-0323.1 fatcat:g3ztpmzdlfhkhmeslhpxeojjuu

Serving the needs of the information retrieval user

C. Allen Merritt
1967 Proceedings of the April 18-20, 1967, spring joint computer conference on - AFIPS '67 (Spring)  
This clearly defines what we mean by the "needs" of the information retrieval user.  ...  I believe that too much has been written on the needs of information retrieval systems, and not enough either researched or written on the needs of the user.  ...  Likewise, the information retrievai system must be educated to the user and the users' needs.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1465482.1465549 dblp:conf/afips/Merritt67 fatcat:hdmuwkkblnbizpxfjnakukavfi

Information Retrieval, Decision Making Process and User Needs

Rahat Iqbal, Nazaraf Shah
2012 Journal of computer and system sciences (Print)  
The motivation for this special issue is to deepen our understanding of how individual user or user groups' needs can be supported by Information Retrieval and Decision Making systems.  ...  In order to produce search results according to users' current needs, it is necessary to investigate various techniques for personalised information retrieval.  ...  The fifth paper, by Fazilatur Rahman and Jawed Siddiqi, emphasises on semantic annotation of digital music, based on end-users tags associated with acoustic metadata, to improve the quality of search results  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jcss.2011.10.005 fatcat:eqdyjkkmn5fxlnd4yvpjah3iea


Tetyana L. PALYEY, Svitlana Y. NOVOCOLOVA
Therefore, one of the priority areas of libraries' work is adaptation to learning, library and information services for users with special needs, providing them with free access to information, exercising  ...  Creating a virtual information space, ensuring physical accessibility, staff training contributes to the effective implementation of the tasks and motivating this category of users to personal adaptation  ...  Art therapy helps users identify their needs and abilities, and we understand what information resources interest the reader.  ... 
doi:10.15802/unilib/2021_249641 fatcat:s7rkgjz7ifg3lctb3t7vvovqua

Do Hospital Information Systems Vendors Meet User Needs?

Mehrdad Farzandipour, Zahra Meidani
2011 Health Information Management  
of 58.6% of users' needs (medical records (74.5%), pharmacy (58.6%), laboratory (74.5%), nursing (23.3%), radiology (51.4%), and financial (65.4%)).  ...  • Introduction: Since users have a critical role in the success of a hospital information system, and also considering software companies as information system service providers-not only product sellers  ...  Lecturer and PhD Student, Health Information Management, Kashan University of Medical Sciences, Kashan,  ... 
doaj:26d2bd4537864b70a92dd53ab32a2c10 fatcat:jczlquzzbzectbu5lr7hrpaede

Modeling Information Need of Users in Search Sessions [article]

Kishaloy Halder, Heng-Tze Cheng, Ellie Ka In Chio, Georgios Roumpos, Tao Wu, Ritesh Agarwal
2020 arXiv   pre-print
Users issue queries to Search Engines, and try to find the desired information in the results produced. They repeat this process if their information need is not met at the first place.  ...  It is crucial to identify the important words in a query that depict the actual information need of the user and will determine the course of a search session.  ...  In this work, we focus on the exchange of information between a user and the Search Engine in a session to understand the information need of the user.  ... 
arXiv:2001.00861v1 fatcat:siwb7lupzbcbxl5k2ufrffz5g4

The information needs and behaviour of clinical researchers: a user-needs analysis

Helena Korjonen-Close
2005 Health Information and Libraries Journal  
Methods : A user-needs survey online of the members of The Institute. Group discussions with specialist subcommittees of members.  ...  Aims : As part of the strategy to set up a new information service, including a physical Resource Centre, the analysis of information needs of clinical research professionals involved with clinical research  ...  Key Messages Implications for Policy • Analysing the information needs of users should be done regularly as needs change. • Analysing the current information environment is equally important before setting  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1471-1842.2005.00562.x pmid:15910580 fatcat:tked5xjisbgafcwk5hc42yjtci
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