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A Comparison of Social Bookmarking with Traditional Search

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A Comparison of Social Bookmarking with Traditional Search
Abstract. Social bookmarking systems allow users to store links to internet resources on a web page. As social bookmarking systems are growing in popularity, search algorithms have been developed that transfer the idea of link-based rankings in the Web to a social bookmarking system's data structure. These rankings differ from traditional search engine rankings in that they incorporate the rating of users. In this study, we compare search in social bookmarking systems with traditional Web search. In the first part, we compare the user activity and behaviour in both kinds of systems, as well as the overlap of the underlying sets of URLs. In the second part, we compare graph-based and vector space rankings for social bookmarking systems with commercial search engine rankings. Our experiments are performed on data of the social bookmarking system Del.icio.us and on rankings and log data from Google, MSN, and AOL. We will show that part of the difference between the systems is due to ...
Beate Krause, Andreas Hotho, Gerd Stumme
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Type Conference
Year 2008
Where ECIR
Authors Beate Krause, Andreas Hotho, Gerd Stumme
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