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From search to observation

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In this paper, we propose a set of concepts underlying the process and requirements of observation: that is, the process of employing web observatories for research. We refer to observation as a new concept, distinct from search, which we believe is worthy of study in its own right and note that the process of observation moves the focus of information retrieval away from universal coverage and towards improved quality of results and thus has many potential facets not necessarily present in traditional search.

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Brown, Ian, Hall, Wendy and Harris, Lisa (2013) From search to observation At WOW2013 Web Observatory Workshop, Brazil. , pp. 1-3.

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Published date: 13 May 2013
Venue - Dates: WOW2013 Web Observatory Workshop, Brazil, 2013-05-13
Organisations: Web & Internet Science

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Local EPrints ID: 356746
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/356746
PURE UUID: 14b6d1aa-c5d1-4f09-9fac-8b4b2a734b69
ORCID for Ian Brown: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-4705-7015
ORCID for Wendy Hall: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-4327-7811

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Date deposited: 09 Jan 2014 11:56
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 03:37

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Author: Ian Brown ORCID iD
Author: Wendy Hall ORCID iD
Author: Lisa Harris

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