Searcher in a Strange Land: Understanding Web Search from Familiar and Unfamiliar Locations
International Conference on Research an Development in Information Retrieval, 2015.
With mobile devices, web search is no longer limited to specific locations. People conduct search from practically anywhere, including at home, at work, when traveling and when on vacation. How should this influence search tools and web services? In this paper, we argue that information needs are affected by the familiarity of the environ...More
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