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PRICAI
2004
Springer
10 years 5 months ago
The Happy Searcher: Challenges in Web Information Retrieval
Search has arguably become the dominant paradigm for finding information on the World Wide Web. In order to build a successful search engine, there are a number of challenges that ...
Mehran Sahami, Vibhu O. Mittal, Shumeet Baluja, He...
ICTIR
2009
Springer
9 years 9 months ago
Explaining User Performance in Information Retrieval: Challenges to IR Evaluation
The paper makes three points of significance for IR research: (1) The Cranfield paradigm of IR evaluation seems to lose power when one looks at human instead of system performance....
Kalervo Järvelin
SIGIR
2011
ACM
9 years 2 months ago
Why searchers switch: understanding and predicting engine switching rationales
Search engine switching is the voluntary transition between Web search engines. Engine switching can occur for a number of reasons, including user dissatisfaction with search resu...
Qi Guo, Ryen W. White, Yunqiao Zhang, Blake Anders...
SIGIR
2008
ACM
9 years 11 months ago
On iterative intelligent medical search
Searching for medical information on the Web has become highly popular, but it remains a challenging task because searchers are often uncertain about their exact medical situation...
Gang Luo, Chunqiang Tang
TREC
2001
10 years 1 months ago
Observations of Searchers: OHSU TREC 2001 Interactive Track
The goal of the TREC 2001 Interactive Track was to carry out observational experiments of Web-based searching to develop hypotheses for experiments in subsequent years. Each parti...
William R. Hersh, Lynetta Sacherek, Daniel Olson
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