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dc.contributor.authorFoo, Schuberten
dc.contributor.authorTheng, Yin-Lengen
dc.contributor.authorLee, Shu Shingen
dc.contributor.authorGoh, Dion Hoe-Lianen
dc.identifier.citationLee, S. S., Theng, Y.-L., Goh, D., & Foo, S. (2005). Subjective Relevance : Implications on Interface Design for Information Retrieval Systems. Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Asian Digital Libraries ICADL 2005, (December 12-15, Bangkok, Thailand), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3815, 424-434.en
dc.description.abstractInformation retrieval (IR) systems are traditionally developed using the objective relevance approach based on the “best match” principle assuming that users can specify their needs in queries and that the documents retrieved are relevant to them. This paper advocates a subjective relevance (SR) approach to value-add objective relevance and address its limitations by considering relevance in terms of users’ needs and contexts. A pilot study was conducted to elicit features on SR from experts and novices. Elicited features were then analyzed using characteristics of SR types and stages in information seeking to inform the design of an IR interface supporting SR. The paper presents initial work towards the design and development of user-centered IR systems that prompt features supporting the four main types of SR.en
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dc.subjectDRNTU::Engineering::Computer science and engineering::Information systems::Information storage and retrievalen
dc.titleSubjective relevance : implications on interface design for information retrieval systemsen
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dc.contributor.schoolWee Kim Wee School of Communication and Informationen
dc.contributor.conferenceInternational Conference on Asian Digital Libraries (8th : 2005 : Thailand)en
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