Phil 3.13.18

7:00 – 5:00 ASRC MKT

  • Sent T a travel request for the conference. Yeah, it’s about as late as it could be, but I just found out that I hadn’t registered completely…
  • Got Tensorflow running on my laptop. Can’t get Python 2.x warnings to not show. Grrrr.
  • Had to turn off privacy badger to get the TF videos to play. Nicely done
  • Information Fostering – Being Proactive with Information Seeking and Retrieval [Perspective Paper]
    Chirag Shah

    • Understanding topic, task, and intention
    • People are boxed in when looking for information. Difficult to encouraging broad thinking
    • Ryan White – tasks? Cortana?
    • What to do when things go bad:
  • The Role of the Task Topic in Web Search of Different Task Types.
    Daniel Hienert, Matthew Mitsui, Philipp Mayr, Chirag Shah and Nicholas Belkin
  • Juggling with Information Sources, Task Type, and Information Quality
    Yiwei Wang, Shawon Sarkar and Chirag Shah

    • Doing tasks in a study has an odd bias that drives users to non-social information sources. Since the user is not engaged in a “genuine” task, the request of other people isn’t considered as viable.
  • ReQuIK: Facilitating Information Discovery for Children Through Query Suggestions.
    Ion Madrazo, Oghenemaro Anuyah, Nevena Dragovic and Maria Soledad Pera

    • LSTM model + hand-coded heuristics combined deep and wide. LSTM produces 92% accuracy, Hand-rolled 68%, both 94%
    • Wordnet-based similarity
  • Improving exploration of topic hierarchies: comparative testing of simplified Library of Congress Subject Heading structures.
    Jesse David Dinneen, Banafsheh Asadi, Ilja Frissen, Fei Shu and Charles-Antoine Julien

    • Pruning large scale structures to support visualization
    • Browsing complexity calculations
    • Really nice. Dynamically pruned trees, with the technical capability for zooming at a local level
  • Fixation and Confusion – Investigating Eye-tracking Participants’ Exposure to Information in Personas.
    Joni Salminen, Jisun An, Soon-Gyo Jung, Lene Nielsen, Haewoon Kwak and Bernard J. Jansen

    • LDA topic extraction
    • Eyetribe – under $200. Bought by Facebook
    • Attribute similarity as a form of diversity injection
  • “I just scroll through my stuff until I find it or give up”: A Contextual Inquiry of PIM on Private Handheld Devices.
    Amalie Jensen, Caroline Jægerfelt, Sanne Francis, Birger Larsen and Toine Bogers

    • contextual inquiry – good at uncovering tacit interactions
    • Looking at the artifacts of PIM
  • Augmentation of Human Memory: Anticipating Topics that Continue in the Next Meeting
    Seyed Ali Bahrainian and Fabio Crestani

    • Social Interactions Log Analysis System (Bahrainian et. al)
    • Proactive augmentation of memory
    • LDA topic extraction
    • Recency effect could apply to distal ends of a JuryRoom discussion
  • Characterizing Search Behavior in Productivity Software.
    Horatiu Bota, Adam Fourney, Susan Dumais, Tomasz L. Religa and Robert Rounthwaite

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