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 pre- and post-search questionnaires, transaction logs and post-session interviews.
|Title of host publication||Innovations Through Information Technology: Proceedings of the 15th Information Resources Management Association International Conference|
|Place of Publication||Hershey, USA|
|Number of pages||6|
|Publication status||Published - 2004|
- cognitive physical moves
- thesaurus-enhanced search
- search environment
- subject knowledge
Shiri, A. A., Revie, C., & Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D. B. A. (Ed.) (2004). End-users cognitive and physical moves in a thesaurus-enhanced search environment: the effect of subject knowledge. In Innovations Through Information Technology: Proceedings of the 15th Information Resources Management Association International Conference (pp. 430-436). Hershey, USA.