ISBN-10:
0521113792
ISBN-13:
9780521113793
Pub. Date:
09/21/2009
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Search User Interfaces / Edition 1

Search User Interfaces / Edition 1

by Marti A. Hearst
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Overview

Focuses on the human users of search engines and the tools available for interaction and visualization in searches.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521113793
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 09/21/2009
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 404
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Dr Marti Hearst is a Professor in the School of Information at the University of California, Berkeley. She received BA, MS, and PhD degrees in Computer Science from UC Berkeley and was a Member of the Research Staff at Xerox PARC from 1994 to 1997. A primary focus of Dr Hearst's research is user interfaces for search. She has invented or participated in several well-known search interface projects including Scatter/Gather clustering of search results, TileBars query term visualization, BioText search over the bioscience literature, and the Flamenco project that investigated and promoted the use of faceted metadata for collection navigation. She has published extensively on this and other topics. Dr Hearst has advised more than 50 masters-level interface design projects, from problem formation and needs assessment through three rounds of evaluation. She has also taught Information Organization and Retrieval and a course called Search Engines: Technology, Society, and Business, which includes a set of popular video lectures.

Table of Contents

1. The design of search user interfaces; 2. The evaluation of search user interfaces; 3. Models of the information seeking process; 4. Query specification; 5. Presentation of search results; 6. Query reformulation; 7. Supporting the search process; 8. Integrating navigation with search; 9. Personalization in search; 10. Information visualization for search interfaces; 11. Information visualization for text analysis; 12. Emerging trends in search interfaces.

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