Users' Image Seeking Behavior in a Multilingual Tag Environment

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Users' Image Seeking Behavior in a Multilingual Tag Environment
: This paper presents the results of a user study conducted in the framework of the Interactive Image Retrieval task at CLEF 2009. The main goal of our research is to understand the way in which users search for images that have been annotated with multilingual tags. The study is based on the application of grounded theory to try to understand the challenges that users face when searching for images that have multilingual annotations, and how they cope with these challenges to find the information they need. The study includes two methods of data collection: an online survey and a face to face interview that included a search task using Flickling. Because this was our first year participating in the interactive image CLEF, we found that the most challenging aspect of conducting a user centered evaluation in the context of CLEF is the short amount of time that is available from the time the task is defined and the deadline for submitting results. User studies require the approval of the...
Miguel E. Ruiz, Pok Chin
Added 16 Feb 2011
Updated 16 Feb 2011
Type Journal
Year 2009
Where CLEF
Authors Miguel E. Ruiz, Pok Chin
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