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CHI
2007
ACM
9 years 11 months ago
What are you looking for?: an eye-tracking study of information usage in web search
Web search services are among the most heavily used applications on the World Wide Web. Perhaps because search is used in such a huge variety of tasks and contexts, the user inter...
Edward Cutrell, Zhiwei Guan
CHI
2007
ACM
9 years 11 months ago
An eye tracking study of the effect of target rank on web search
Web search engines present search results in a rank ordered list. This works when what a user wants is near the top, but sometimes the information that the user really wants is lo...
Zhiwei Guan, Edward Cutrell
CHI
2008
ACM
9 years 11 months ago
A survey of collaborative web search practices
Todays Web browsers provide limited support for rich information-seeking and information-sharing scenarios. A survey we conducted of 204 knowledge workers at a large technology co...
Meredith Ringel Morris
CHI
2008
ACM
9 years 11 months ago
CoSearch: a system for co-located collaborative web search
Web search is often viewed as a solitary task; however, there are many situations in which groups of people gather around a single computer to jointly search for information onlin...
Saleema Amershi, Meredith Ringel Morris
CHI
2008
ACM
9 years 11 months ago
SearchBar: a search-centric web history for task resumption and information re-finding
Current user interfaces for Web search, including browsers and search engine sites, typically treat search as a transient activity. However, people often conduct complex, multique...
Dan Morris, Meredith Ringel Morris, Gina Venolia
KDD
2006
ACM
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9 years 11 months ago
Identifying "best bet" web search results by mining past user behavior
The top web search result is crucial for user satisfaction with the web search experience. We argue that the importance of the relevance at the top position necessitates special h...
Eugene Agichtein, Zijian Zheng
CHI
2009
ACM
9 years 12 months ago
Web search and browsing behavior under poor connectivity
Web search and browsing have been streamlined for a comfortable experience when the network connection is fast. Existing tools, however, are not optimized for scenarios where conn...
Jay Chen, Lakshminarayanan Subramanian, Kentaro To...
WWW
2004
ACM
9 years 12 months ago
Understanding user goals in web search
Previous work on understanding user web search behavior has focused on how people search and what they are searching for, but not why they are searching. In this paper, we describ...
Daniel E. Rose, Danny Levinson
WWW
2005
ACM
9 years 12 months ago
Automatic identification of user goals in Web search
There have been recent interests in studying the "goal" behind a user's Web query, so that this goal can be used to improve the quality of a search engine's re...
Uichin Lee, Zhenyu Liu, Junghoo Cho
WWW
2007
ACM
9 years 12 months ago
Summary attributes and perceived search quality
We conducted a series of experiments in which surveyed web search users answered questions about the quality of search results on the basis of the result summaries. Summaries show...
Daniel E. Rose, David Orr, Raj Gopal Prasad Kantam...
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