Sciweavers

Share
JCDL
2010
ACM

Impact and prospect of social bookmarks for bibliographic information retrieval

9 years 10 months ago
Impact and prospect of social bookmarks for bibliographic information retrieval
This paper presents our ongoing study of the current/future impact of social bookmarks (or social tags) on information retrieval (IR). Our main research question asked in the present work is “How are social tags compared with conventional, yet reliable manual indexing from the viewpoint of IR performance?”. To answer the question, we look at the biomedical literature and begin with examining basic statistics of social tags from CiteULike in comparison with Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) annotated in the Medline bibliographic database. Then, using the data, we conduct various experiments in an IR setting, which reveals that social tags work complementarily with MeSH and that retrieval performance would improve as the coverage of CiteULike grows. Categories and Subject Descriptors H.3.1 [Information storage and retrieval]: Content Analysis and Indexing—Indexing methods, Thesauruses; H.3.7 [Information storage and retrieval]: Digital Libraries—Collection, Standards General Terms...
Kazuhiro Seki, Huawei Qin, Kuniaki Uehara
Added 10 Jul 2010
Updated 10 Jul 2010
Type Conference
Year 2010
Where JCDL
Authors Kazuhiro Seki, Huawei Qin, Kuniaki Uehara
Comments (0)
books