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Keyword Search, Associative Browsing and Faceted Navigation

September 27, 2011


Keyword Search, Associative Browsing and Faceted Navigation are three major techniques of information access. Google provide search, browsing (find-similar links) and navigation (filtering by time and types), and there exists many domain-specific collections of structured data (e.g., Amazon, IMDB and Yelp!) which supports all three methods in different forms. In this post, I’ll compare these method, and consider ways to […]

FXPAL Paper on Exploratory Search

September 22, 2011


I read a paper from FXPAL on a new framework and system of exploratory search. It’s been months since I read it, yet I want make a connection with my recent work here. They characterize exploratory search as follows:  Exploratory search is often characterized by an evolving information need and the likelihood that the information […]