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  • The development of a model of information seeking behaviour of students in higher education when using internet search engines. 

    Martzoukou, Konstantina (Robert Gordon University Department of Information Management, 2006-03)
    This thesis develops a model of Web information seeking behaviour of postgraduate students with a specific focus on Web search engines' use. It extends Marchionini's eight stage model of information seeking, geared towards ...
  • Using document clustering and language modelling in mediated information retrieval. 

    Muresan, Gheorghe (Robert Gordon University School of Computing, 2002-01)
    MURESAN, G. and HARPER, D. J., 2001. Document clustering and language models for system-mediated information access. In: Proceedings of the 5th European Conference on Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries (ECDL'01), Darmstadt, Germany, September 2001, pp. 438-449
     
    MURESAN, G., HARPER, D. J. and GOKER, A., 2001. ClusterBook: a tool for system-mediated access via clustered collections. In: ECDL'01. Darmstadt, Germany (Demo/poster)
     
    MURESAN, G., HARPER, D. J., GOKER, A. and LOWIT, P., 2000. Cluster-Book: a tool for dual information access. In: Proceedings of SIGIR'00, Athens, July 2000, pp. 391 (Demo)
     
    MURESAN, G., HARPER, D. J. and MECHKOUR, M., 1999. WebCluster a tool for mediated information access. In: Proceedings of SIGIR'99, Berkeley, August 1999, pp. 337 (Demo)
     
    HARPER, D. J., MECHKOUR, M. and MURESAN, G., 1999. Document clustering for mediated information access. In: Proceedings of the 21st BCS-ISRG Annual Colloquium on IR Research, Glasgow, April 1999.
     
    MECHKOUR, M., HARPER, D. J. and MURESAN, G., 1998. The WebCluster project: using document clustering for mediating access to the World Wide Web. In: Proceedings of SIGIR'98, Melbourne, Australia, August 1998 (Poster)
     
    Our work addresses a well documented problem: users are frequently unable to articulate a query that clearly and comprehensively expresses their information need. This can be attributed to the information need being too ...
  • Using the organizational and narrative thread structures in an e-book to support comprehension. 

    Sun, Yixing (The Robert Gordon University School of Computing, 2007-08)
    SUN, Y., HARPER, D. J., et al. 2005. Aiding comprehension in electronic books using contextual information. In: Proceedings of the 9th European Conference on Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries (ECDL).19-23 September 2005. Vienna, Austria.
     
    SUN, Y. 2004. Discovering and representing the organizational and narrative structures of e-books to support comprehension. In: Proceedings of the 27th Annual international ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval. 24th-28th July 2004. Sheffield, UK.
     
    SUN, Y., Harper, D. J. et al. 2004. Design of an e-book user interface and visualizations to support reading for comprehension. In: Proceedings of the 27th Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval. 24th-28th July 2004. Sheffield, UK.
     
    Stories, themes, concepts and references are organized structurally and purposefully in most books. A person reading a book needs to understand themes and concepts within the context. Schank’s Dynamic Memory theory ...