Overview of the CLEF 2015 Social Book Search Lab

Koolen, Marijn, Bogers, Toine, Gäde, Maria, Hall, Mark Michael, Huurdeman, Hugo, Kamps, Jaap, Skov, Mette, Toms, Elaine and Walsh, David (2015) Overview of the CLEF 2015 Social Book Search Lab. In: Mothe, J, Savoy, J, Kamps, J, Pinel-Sauvagnat, K, Jones, G, San Juan, E, Cappellato, L and Ferro, N (eds). Experimental IR Meets Multilinguality, Multimodality, and Interaction. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 9283. Springer International Publishing, pp. 545-564. ISBN 978-3-319-24026-8 DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-24027-5_51

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The Social Book Search (SBS) Lab investigates book search in scenarios where users search with more than just a query, and look for more than objective metadata. Real-world information needs are generally complex, yet almost all research focuses instead on either relatively simple search based on queries or recommendation based on profiles. The goal is to research and develop techniques to support users in complex book search tasks. The SBS Lab has two tracks. The aim of the Suggestion Track is to develop test collections for evaluating ranking effectiveness of book retrieval and recommender systems. The aim of the Interactive Track is to develop user interfaces that support users through each stage during complex search tasks and to investigate how users exploit professional metadata and user-generated content.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z665 Library Science. Information Science
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > ZA Information resources
Divisions: Computing and Information Systems
Date Deposited: 10 Feb 2016 16:40
URI: http://repository.edgehill.ac.uk/id/eprint/7019

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