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HCIR’11 — an eye-opening experience

October 25, 2011


HCIR’11 was like a great school to me. I always felt that a good 1-day workshop can be better than week-long conferences, yet this was a special opportunity for me who is trying to extend my horizon to more user-conscious part of IR research. Gary’s keynote was particularly enchanting, providing a good overview on HCIR […]

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 […]