publication . Doctoral thesis . 2016

The Search Performance Evaluation and Prediction in Exploratory Search

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  • Published: 01 Jan 2016
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Country: Mexico
The exploratory search for complex search tasks requires an effective search behavior model to evaluate and predict user search performance. Few studies have investigated the relationship between user search behavior and search performance in exploratory search. This research adopts a mixed approach combining search system development, user search experiment, search query log analysis, and multivariate regression analysis to resolve the knowledge gap. Through this study, it is shown that exploratory search behavior could be featured with long query length, continuous query reformulations, careful search results evaluation and numerous search results click-throug...
free text keywords: Information science, Computer science, Information technology, Exploratory Search, Human-Computer Information Retrieval, Information Retrieval, Search Behavior, Search Performance, Search System
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