WEB INFORMATION GATHERING TASKS - A Framework and Research Agenda

Anwar Alhenshiri, Carolyn Watters, Michael Shepherd, Jack Duffy

Abstract

This paper provides in-depth analysis of Web information gathering tasks. Research has focused on categorizing Web tasks by creating a high-level framework of user goals and activities on the Web. Yet, there has been very limited emphasis on improving the effectiveness of Web search for information gathering under the concept of a complete task. This paper provides a framework in which subtasks underlying the overall task of Web information gathering are considered. Moreover, the paper provides research recommendations for techniques concerning collecting and gathering information on the Web.

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Alhenshiri A., Watters C., Shepherd M. and Duffy J. (2010). WEB INFORMATION GATHERING TASKS - A Framework and Research Agenda . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Information Retrieval - Volume 1: KDIR, (IC3K 2010) ISBN 978-989-8425-28-7, pages 131-140. DOI: 10.5220/0003034101310140


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@conference{kdir10,
author={Anwar Alhenshiri and Carolyn Watters and Michael Shepherd and Jack Duffy},
title={WEB INFORMATION GATHERING TASKS - A Framework and Research Agenda},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Information Retrieval - Volume 1: KDIR, (IC3K 2010)},
year={2010},
pages={131-140},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003034101310140},
isbn={978-989-8425-28-7},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Information Retrieval - Volume 1: KDIR, (IC3K 2010)
TI - WEB INFORMATION GATHERING TASKS - A Framework and Research Agenda
SN - 978-989-8425-28-7
AU - Alhenshiri A.
AU - Watters C.
AU - Shepherd M.
AU - Duffy J.
PY - 2010
SP - 131
EP - 140
DO - 10.5220/0003034101310140