نتایج جستجو برای topic familiarity

تعداد نتایج: 144082  

2005
Giridhar Kumaran, Rosie Jones, Omid Madani,

A typical web search engine returns a mix of introductory and advanced documents (around 50%) in response to a random selection of queries. Depending on a web searcher’s familiarity with a query’s target topic, it may be more appropriate to show her introductory or advanced documents. We conceptualize the notion of introductory and advanced documents in a way that obviates additional user-inter...

پایان نامه :وزارت علوم، تحقیقات و فناوری - دانشگاه شیخ بهایی - دانشکده زبانهای خارجی 1391

the skill of reading in english as a foreign language is an important and challenging one which is affected both by linguistic and extra linguistic factors. since vocabularies are part and parcel of every reading comprehension text, knowing enough vocabulary always facilitates this process. however, guessing strategy as one of the most important strategies has consistently ignored by language l...

2006
Lei Wen, Ian Ruthven, Pia Borlund,

This paper presents an experimental study on the effect of topic familiarity on the assessment behaviour of online searchers. In particular we investigate the effect of topic familiarity on the resources and relevance criteria used by searchers. Our results indicate that searching on an unfamiliar topic leads to use of more generic and fewer specialised resources and that searchers employ diffe...

Journal: :Journal of experimental psychology. Learning, memory, and cognition 1992
L T Connor, D A Balota, J H Neely,

Experiment 1 replicated Yaniv and Meyer's (1987) finding that lexical decision and episodic recognition performance was better for words previously yielding high-accessibility levels (a combination of feeling-of-knowing and tip-of-the-tongue ratings) in comparison with those yielding low-accessibility levels in a rare word definition task. Experiment 2 yielded the same pattern even though lexic...

2006
Azzah Al-Maskari, Mark Sanderson,

This paper reports on experiments that attempt to characterize the relationship between users and their knowledge of the search topic in a Question Answering (QA) system. It also investigates user search behavior with respect to the length of answers presented by a QA system. Two lengths of answers were compared; snippets (one to two sentences of text) and exact answers. A user test was conduct...

2015
Ira Puspitasari, Koichi Moriyama, Ken-Ichi Fukui, Masayuki Numao,

BACKGROUND Non-medical professionals (consumers) are increasingly using the Internet to support their health information needs. However, the cognitive effort required to perform health information searches is affected by the consumer's familiarity with health topics. Consumers may have different levels of familiarity with individual health topics. This variation in familiarity may cause misunde...

2016
Jia-Ying Lee,

The main purpose of this study was to compare the strategies used by Chinesespeaking students when confronted with familiar versus unfamiliar topics in a multiplechoice format reading comprehension test. The focus was on describing what students do when they are taking reading comprehension tests by asking students to verbalize their thoughts. The strategies were further compared with participa...

2004
Jie Zhang, Ali A. Ghorbani,

This work aims at measuring familiarity to contribute to the formalization of trust. Trust has always been bundled with familiarity to become a popular topic in the areas of psychology, sociology and computer science. Correlation between familiarity and trust has been explored and proved by many studies from different perspectives. A new model of trust has been proposed by Carter and Ghorbani t...

Journal: :J. Information Science 2003
Ali Shiri, Crawford Revie,

This paper presents an evaluation of the effects of search topic characteristics on cognitive and physical search moves within the interface of a thesaurus-enhanced information retrieval environment. Topic characteristics examined here are topic complexity, topic familiarity, search type and prior topic search experience. The data gathering techniques adopted in this investigation included prea...

2013
Edi Karni, E. Karni,

This is a study of the representations of subjective expected utility preferences that admit state-dependent incompleteness, and subjective expected utility preferences displaying non-comparability of acts from distinct sources. The notions familiar events and sources are defined and characterized. The relation greater familiarity on sources and increasing familiarity of a source are also defin...

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