From search to observation

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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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.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Venue - Dates: WOW2013 Web Observatory Workshop, Brazil, 2013-05-13
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Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Organisations: Web & Internet Science
ePrint ID: 356746
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13 May 2013Published
Date Deposited: 09 Jan 2014 11:56
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2017 14:58
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