Effect of topic domain and task type on Web image searching
Tseng, Liang-Chun Jack & Tjondronegoro, Dian W. (2010) Effect of topic domain and task type on Web image searching. In Proceedings of the 22nd Conference of the Computer-Human Interaction Special Interest Group of Australia on Computer-Human Interaction, ACM, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, QLD, pp. 348-351.
Many user studies in Web information searching have found the significant effect of task types on search strategies. However, little attention was given to Web image searching strategies, especially the query reformulation activity despite that this is a crucial part in Web image searching. In this study, we investigated the effects of topic domains and task types on user’s image searching behavior and query reformulation strategies. Some significant differences in user’s tasks specificity and initial concepts were identified among the task domains. Task types are also found to influence participant’s result reviewing behavior and query reformulation strategies.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||Web image search, search strategy, query reformulation|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > LIBRARY AND INFORMATION STUDIES (080700) > Human Information Behaviour (080703)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > LIBRARY AND INFORMATION STUDIES (080700) > Information Retrieval and Web Search (080704)
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty|
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|Deposited On:||07 Feb 2012 23:09|
|Last Modified:||07 Feb 2012 23:09|
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