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Using local precision to compare search engines in consumer health information retrieval

Carla Teixeira Lopes, Cristina Ribeiro
2010 Proceeding of the 33rd international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval - SIGIR '10  
We have conducted a user study to evaluate several generalist and health-specific search engines on health information retrieval.  ...  Users evaluated the relevance of the top 30 documents of 4 search engines in two different health information needs.  ...  INTRODUCTION Patients, their family and friends are increasingly using the Web to search for health information [2] .  ... 
doi:10.1145/1835449.1835640 dblp:conf/sigir/LopesR10 fatcat:gzukn534ezfzrem3z64l276kde

Semantic cluster based Search in UDDI for Health Care Domain

K. Tamilarasi, M. Ramakrishnan
2016 Indian Journal of Science and Technology  
Findings: Retrieving meaningful information is difficult in today's available search engines.  ...  Semantic intelligent representation plays a major role in efficiently retrieving meaningful information intelligently.  ...  WordNet 2.1 API is used for retrieving the synonyms of the keywords used by service consumers for retrieving the service candidates.  ... 
doi:10.17485/ijst/2016/v9i12/85910 fatcat:s5uugplmzrhpzj5ipjfqmfpq7u

On Cohort Retrieval System from Clinical Data Repositories using OMOP Common Data Model: A Proof-of-Concept Implementation (Preprint)

Sijia Liu, Yanshan Wang, Andrew Wen, Liwei Wang, Na Hong, Feichen Shen, Steven Bedrick, William Hersh, Hongfang Liu
2019 JMIR Medical Informatics  
We designed a hierarchical index to support the common data model concept search utilizing information retrieval techniques and frameworks.  ...  Natural language processing techniques have shown promise in their capability to extract the information embedded in unstructured clinical data, and information retrieval techniques provide flexible and  ...  The work was supported by the National Institutes of Health (grants R01LM011934, R01EB19403, R01LM11829, and U01TR02062).  ... 
doi:10.2196/17376 pmid:33021486 fatcat:jnr452ywrzbuhajeamukcb4aqi

Context-based health information retrieval

Carla Lopes
2009 Proceedings of the 32nd international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval - SIGIR '09  
Health Information Retrieval is the application of Information Retrieval concepts and techniques to the healthcare domain.  ...  Contextual Information Retrieval is a subarea of IR that incorporates context features in the search process towards its improvement.  ...  This difference may be explained by the longer tradition of information retrieval in health professionals when compared to consumers.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1571941.1572166 dblp:conf/sigir/Lopes09 fatcat:d3kbguq4vncurmnybx6ky5f4xu

Open Issues in Intelligent Personal Health Record – An Updated Status Report for 2012

Gang Luo
2013 Journal of medical systems  
Another potential new function is personalized local search for health-related services to help maintain patients in their homes.  ...  local search for health-related services  ...  The results are the search guide information for the local Web search engine. For each health issue HL h , iPHR uses H's search guide information to perform local search for HRSs relevant to H.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10916-013-9943-6 pmid:23584758 fatcat:2t4exrtwtjfyban4wxmuxlk5dm

An Integrated Search Framework for Leveraging the Knowledge-Based Web Ecosystem

Dengya Zhu, Shastri Lakshman Nimmagadda, Torsten Reiners, Amit Rudra
2020 Australasian Journal of Information Systems  
The experimental results show improved precision compared with other popular search engines.  ...  In this article, we demonstrate the effective use of information retrieval services by a variety of users and agents in various KBWE scenarios.  ...  The local similarity threshold can also be used to limit the documents retrieved from the component search engines.  ... 
doi:10.3127/ajis.v24i0.2331 fatcat:z4iac5stjvbmdpjbj6lokm2bjq

Adapted Ontology Model for Web Search Gathering

N. Sathyaveni, S. Santhosi
2015 International Journal of Engineering Research and  
As a design for information depiction and celebration, ontologies are widely used to signify user outlines in personalized web information gathering.  ...  The ontology model is assessed by equaling it against benchmark models in web information gathering. The outcomes express that this ontology model is successful.  ...  But usually the quality of information retrieval systems in general and search engines in particular is measured only with retrieval tests.  ... 
doi:10.17577/ijertv4is030576 fatcat:gsawjl6yyrhn7lm4pr7s4ixsla

A Comparison Between Selective Collection Enrichment and Results Merging in Patient Centered Health Information Retrieval

Edwin Thuma, Onneile G., Gontlafetse Mosweunyane
2018 International Journal of Computer Applications  
in patient centered health information retrieval.  ...  In this article, an empirical investigation was conducted to determine whether merging search results generated by multiple query variants with the same information need can improve the retrieval performance  ...  The CLEF 2016 task 3 investigated the effectiveness of IR systems when health consumers search the Web for health information.  ... 
doi:10.5120/ijca2018916691 fatcat:kmjb56xxwjabtk5ln5tpbtlyby

Intelligent Search Optimization using Artificial Fuzzy Logics [article]

Jai Manral
2015 arXiv   pre-print
These results generated from Meta search engine outperformed existing search engines in terms of better retrieved search results and high precision.  ...  Information on the web is prodigious; searching relevant information is difficult making web users to rely on search engines for finding relevant information on the web.  ...  Precision for 'local computer shop' Table 16: Mean Precision of Search engines Search Engine Avg.  ... 
arXiv:1510.00819v1 fatcat:akae3fodz5au7bmvvk44hmduky

Strategies for Searching the Internet for Orthopedic Surgeons: Tips and Tricks [chapter]

Fatih Küçükdurmaz, Terry L. Whipple, Murat Bozkurt, Daniel G. Kipnis
2015 Sports Injuries  
Also the subsequent sections of the chapter offers combining search engines tips and tricks for a best search that orthopedic surgeons can use to improve their use of web-based information and learning  ...  Using the right techniques can improve the ability to search for relevant information This chapter briefly outlines the internet for information resources such as Google, Google Scholar, PubMed, Cochrane  ...  Google and Google Scholar Google is the most widely used search engine in the world and it is often used for health-related information by patients as well as medical professionals.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-36569-0_248 fatcat:incc5pg7e5bidovswrxkmbmmzi

Strategies for Searching the Internet for Orthopedic Surgeons: Tips and Tricks [chapter]

Fatih Küçükdurmaz, Terry L. Whipple, Murat Bozkurt, Daniel G. Kipnis
2014 Sports Injuries  
Also the subsequent sections of the chapter offers combining search engines tips and tricks for a best search that orthopedic surgeons can use to improve their use of web-based information and learning  ...  Using the right techniques can improve the ability to search for relevant information This chapter briefly outlines the internet for information resources such as Google, Google Scholar, PubMed, Cochrane  ...  Google and Google Scholar Google is the most widely used search engine in the world and it is often used for health-related information by patients as well as medical professionals.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-36801-1_248-1 fatcat:4xuee4xqpvgwznnv4jvq7mriyq

Study on Search Engine Optimization Technique in Health Care System using Cloud Data

R. Kavitha, R. Nedunchelian
2016 Research Journal of Applied Sciences Engineering and Technology  
This study focuses health care search Engine system efficiency; Using C-means with Neuro-Fuzzy System, the search engine based on intelligence provides improved services in the health care when compared  ...  Normally Search Engine System will work, based on web crawling, text classification and information retrieval.  ...  This is very useful in retrieval of information application which also reduces the consuming time.  ... 
doi:10.19026/rjaset.13.3003 fatcat:bgdyxobxc5cblppuexlrlntn5a

Health Suggestions: A Chrome Extension to Help Laypersons Search for Health Information [chapter]

Carla Teixeira Lopes, Tiago Almeida Fernandes
2016 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
search results in the health domain.  ...  To help laypeople surpass the common difficulties they face when searching for health information on the Web, we built Health Suggestions, an extension for Google Chrome to assist users obtaining highquality  ...  This work was partially funded by project "NanoSTIMA: Macro-to-Nano Human Sensing: Towards Integrated Multimodal Health Monitoring and Analytics/NORTE-01-0145-FEDER-000016", financed by the North Portugal  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-44564-9_22 fatcat:52obr4rcwrb4hi36rynnq3m5ya

What Is eHealth (3): A Systematic Review of Published Definitions

Hans Oh, Alejandro Jadad, Carlos Rizo, Murray Enkin, John Powell, Claudia Pagliari
2005 Journal of Medical Internet Research  
Objective: To report the results of a systematic review of published, suggested, or proposed definitions of eHealth. , we searched dictionaries and an Internet search engine.  ...  Study Selection: We included any source published in either print format or on the Internet, available in English, and containing text that defines or attempts to define eHealth in explicit terms.  ...  Rea Devakos (Gerstein Science Information Centre, University of Toronto) for her help in refining the strategy to search the many electronic databases.  ... 
doi:10.2196/jmir.7.1.e1 pmid:15829471 pmcid:PMC1550636 fatcat:o6mpcigvcvdrln6ilcycl6woe4

User modeling for full-text federated search in peer-to-peer networks

Jie Lu, Jamie Callan
2006 Proceedings of the 29th annual international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval - SIGIR '06  
User modeling for information retrieval has mostly been studied to improve the effectiveness of information access in centralized repositories.  ...  In this paper we explore user modeling in the context of full-text federated search in peer-to-peer networks.  ...  Full-text ranked retrieval aims to find content that satisfies the user's information need ("informational search"), which is in contrast to the simple Boolean retrieval commonly used for known-item search  ... 
doi:10.1145/1148170.1148229 dblp:conf/sigir/LuC06 fatcat:moatdhlydfezxmzyawqn47chuy
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