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Relevance in technicolor

Cerviño Beresi, Ulises; Kim, Yunyhong; Song, Dawei; Baillie, Mark and Ruthven, Ian (2010). Relevance in technicolor. In: 14th European Conference on Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries (ECDL2010), 6-10 Sep 2010, Glasgow, UK.

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In this article we propose the concept of relevance criteria profiles, which provide a global view of user behaviour in judging the relevance of retrieved information. We further propose a plotting technique which provides a session based overview of the relevance judgement processes interlaced with interactions that allow the researcher to visualise and quickly detect emerging patterns in both interactions and relevance criteria usage. We discuss by example, using data from a user study conducted between the months of January and August of 2008, how these tools support the better understanding of task based user valuation of documents that is likely to lead to recommendations for improving enduser services in digital libraries.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item
Copyright Holders: 2010 The Author(s)
Extra Information: Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries,
14th European Conference, ECDL 2010, Glasgow, UK,
September 6-10, 2010.
Mounia Lalmas, Joemon M. Jose, Andreas Rauber, Fabrizio Sebastiani, Ingo Frommholz (Eds.)
Lecture Notes in Computer Science 6273
ISBN 978-3-642-15463-8
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Computing and Communications
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
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Item ID: 35264
Depositing User: Mary Mcmahon
Date Deposited: 12 Nov 2012 09:15
Last Modified: 02 May 2018 13:46
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