Guido García Bernardo

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User experience while searching for web pages on the move can be far from satisfactory due to the inherent limitations of the input modes available in mobile devices. On the other hand, end-users can benefit from the availability of context-aware information anywhere, anytime. To overcome the us-ability problem and exploit context information at the same(More)
The geographic scope of Web pages is becoming an essential dimension of Web search, especially for mobile users. This paper shows a multistage method for assigning a geographic focus to Web pages (GeoReferencing) according to their text contents. We suggest several heuristics for the disambiguation toponyms and a scoring procedure for focus determination.(More)
There are still many web sites that are unaware of mobile presentation and, when accessed from handheld devices, offer a poor user experience. In this paper we present both an <i>adaptive content crawling</i> and a ranking method that enable to measure the suitability of a web page against a target device and web browser. Our proposed techniques could be(More)
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