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Linköping University, Department of Computer and Information Science, Human-Centered systems. Linköping University, The Institute of Technology.
2013 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Visualisering av realtidssök (Swedish)
Abstract [en]

The classical search engine result page is used for many interactions with search results. While these are effective at communicating relevance, they do not present the context well. By giving the user an overview in the form of a spatialized display, in a domain that has a physical analog that the user is familiar with, context should become pre-attentive and obvious to the user. A prototype has been built that takes public medical information articles and assigns these to parts of the human body. The articles are indexed and made searchable. A visualization presents the coverage of a query on the human body and allows the user to interact with it to explore the results. Through usage cases the function and utility of the approach is shown. 

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2013. , 44 p.
Keyword [en]
search technology, search engine, information retrieval, live search, query completion, facet, recall, precision, machine learning, document classification, linear classifier, document categorization, document clustering, multi-label classification, labelling, hamming loss, f-score, visualization, information visualization, distance-similarity metaphor, spatialized display, visual information-seeking mantra, user interface, spatialization, document processing
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Interaction Technologies Computer Science Information Systems Human Computer Interaction Language Technology (Computational Linguistics)
URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-102448ISRN: LIU-IDA/LITH-EX-A--13/002--SEOAI: diva2:677983
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Findwise AB
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Computer and information science at the Institute of Technology
2013-01-14, Linköping, 15:00 (Swedish)
Available from: 2014-01-08 Created: 2013-12-10 Last updated: 2014-01-08Bibliographically approved

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