Social Information Retrieval Systems: Emerging Technologies and Applications for Searching the Web Effectively, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1599045451
  • ISBN-13: 9781599045450
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 375 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released December 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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The wealth of information accessible on the Internet has grown exponentially since its advent. This mass of content must be systemically sifted to glean pertinent data, and the utilization of the collective intelligence of other users, or social information retrieval, is an innovative, emerging technique.

Social Information Retrieval Systems: Emerging Technologies & Applications for Searching the Web Effectively provides relevant content in the areas of information retrieval systems, services, and research; covering topics such as social tagging, collaborative querying, social network analysis, subjective relevance judgments, and collaborative filtering. Answering the increasing demand for authoritative resources on Internet technologies, this Premier Reference Source will make an indispensable addition to any library collection.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Collaborative Querying.
2: Collaborating to Search Effectively in Different Searcher Modes Through Cues and Specialty Search.
3: Collaborative Querying Using a Hybrid Content and Results-Based Approach.
4: Collaborative Classification and Organization.
5: Collaborative Classification for Group-Oriented Organization of Search Results.
6: A Case Study of Use-Centered Descriptions: Archival Descriptions of What Can Be Done with a Collection.
7: Metadata for Social Recommendations: Storing, Sharing, and Reusing Evaluations of Learning Resources.
8: Using Social Networks for Information Retrieval.
9: Social Network Models for Enhancing Reference-Based Search Engine Rankings.
10: From PageRank to Social Rank: Authority-Based Retrieval in Social Information Spaces.
11: Adaptive Peer-to-Peer Social Networks for Distributed Content-Based Web Search.
12: Social Issues.
13: The Ethics of Social Information Retrieval.
14: The Social Context of Knowledge.
15: Social Information Seeking Models.
16: Social Information Seeking in Digital Libraries.
17: Relevant Intra-Actions in Networked Environments.
18: Publication and Citation Analysis as a Tool for Information Retrieval.
19: Applications and Case Studies in Social Information Retrieval.
20: Personalized Information Retrieval in a Semantic-based Learning Environment.
21: Multi-Agent Tourism System (MATS).
22: Hybrid Recommendation Systems: A Case Study on the Movies Domain.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.