Search Result Summaries Improved by Structure and Multimedia

Brent Wenerstrom, Mehmed Kantardzic

Abstract

We previously introduced ReClose which provides summaries with both better content and better visual display for search engine results. We now seek to further improve summaries with the addition of structured text and multimedia, more specifically tables, lists, buttons and images. Currently search engine provided summaries rarely use structured text and images. We show in this paper that structured text and images lead to faster comprehension by search engine users and lead to visually more appealing summaries. 70% of non-expert users made decisions more quickly using summaries preserving document structure and 65% of all users preferred summaries preserving structure to plain text summaries.

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in Harvard Style

Wenerstrom B. and Kantardzic M. (2012). Search Result Summaries Improved by Structure and Multimedia . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Information Retrieval - Volume 1: KDIR, (IC3K 2012) ISBN 978-989-8565-29-7, pages 181-186. DOI: 10.5220/0004117901810186


in Bibtex Style

@conference{kdir12,
author={Brent Wenerstrom and Mehmed Kantardzic},
title={Search Result Summaries Improved by Structure and Multimedia},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Information Retrieval - Volume 1: KDIR, (IC3K 2012)},
year={2012},
pages={181-186},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004117901810186},
isbn={978-989-8565-29-7},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Information Retrieval - Volume 1: KDIR, (IC3K 2012)
TI - Search Result Summaries Improved by Structure and Multimedia
SN - 978-989-8565-29-7
AU - Wenerstrom B.
AU - Kantardzic M.
PY - 2012
SP - 181
EP - 186
DO - 10.5220/0004117901810186