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ICWSM
2009
11 years 3 months ago
Emotionality in Text as Predictor of Behavior
The present study demonstrates how the emotional content of search terms and their eventual results affects the breadth of a users' search for information. We observed the qu...
Elliot Onn, Carey K. Morewedge
PVLDB
2010
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11 years 3 months ago
Embellishing Text Search Queries To Protect User Privacy
Users of text search engines are increasingly wary that their activities may disclose confidential information about their business or personal profiles. It would be desirable f...
HweeHwa Pang, Xuhua Ding, Xiaokui Xiao
KES
2010
Springer
11 years 3 months ago
Text-to-Video: Story Illustration from Online Photo Collections
Abstract. We present a first system to semi-automatically create a visual representation for a given, short text. We first parse the input text, decompose it into suitable units,...
Katharina Schwarz, Pavel Rojtberg, Joachim Caspar,...
IPM
2000
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11 years 5 months ago
Real life, real users, and real needs: a study and analysis of user queries on the web
We analyzed transaction logs containing 51,473 queries posed by 18,113 users of Excite, a major Internet search service. We provide data on: (i) sessions - changes in queries durin...
Bernard J. Jansen, Amanda Spink, Tefko Saracevic
ICASSP
2010
IEEE
11 years 5 months ago
Subword-based spoken term detection in audio course lectures
This paper investigates spoken term detection (STD) from audio recordings of course lectures obtained from an existing media repository. STD is performed from word lattices genera...
Richard Rose, Atta Norouzian, Aarthi Reddy, Andr&e...
GIS
2008
ACM
11 years 6 months ago
Heuristic algorithms for route-search queries over geographical data
In a geographical route search, given search terms, the goal is to find an effective route that (1) starts at a given location, (2) ends at a given location, and (3) travels via...
Yaron Kanza, Eliyahu Safra, Yehoshua Sagiv, Yerach...
RIAO
2000
11 years 6 months ago
Allowing users to weight search terms
Informationretrieval systems typically weight the importance of search terms according to document and collection statistics (such as by using tf idf scores, where less commonterm...
Ronald Fagin, Yoëlle S. Maarek
ECIR
1998
Springer
11 years 6 months ago
User-Chosen Phrases in Interactive Query Formulation for Information Retrieval
The impact of using phrases as content representation for documents and for queries has generally been accepted as a desirable feature in information retrieval systems because phr...
Alan F. Smeaton, Fergus Kelledy
IADIS
2003
11 years 6 months ago
Understanding Expert Search Strategies for Designing User-Friendly Search Interfaces
Web search engines face an extremely heterogeneous user population from web novices to highly skilled experts. Currently, the search strategies of the experienced web searchers ar...
Anne Aula, Mika Käki
AVI
2004
11 years 6 months ago
Fishnet, a fisheye web browser with search term popouts: a comparative evaluation with overview and linear view
Fishnet is a web browser that always displays web pages in their entirety, independent of their size. Fishnet accomplishes this by using a fisheye view, i.e. by showing a focus re...
Patrick Baudisch, Bongshin Lee, Libby Hanna
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