A human-centric integrated approach to web information search and sharing

Roman Y Shtykh, Qun Jin
2011 Human-Centric Computing and Information Sciences  
In this paper we argue a user has to be in the center of information seeking task, as in any other task where the user is involved. In addition, an essential part of usercentrism is considering a user not only in his/her individual scope, but expanding it to the user's community participation quintessence. Through our research we make an endeavor to develop a holistic approach from how to harnesses relevance feedback from users in order to estimate their interests, construct user profiles
more » ... ting those interests to applying them for information acquisition in online collaborative information seeking context. Here we discuss a human-centric integrated approach for Web information search and sharing incorporating the important user-centric elements, namely a user's individual context and 'social' factor realized with collaborative contributions and co-evaluations, into Web information search.
doi:10.1186/2192-1962-1-2 fatcat:l355kx24znhotfwqa25pqb2zmi