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Manufacturers of TV sets have recently started adding social media features to their products. Some of these products display microblogging messages relevant to the TV show which the user is currently watching. However, such systems suffer from low precision and recall when they use the title of the show to search for relevant messages. Titles of some(More)
Search engines record a large amount of metadata each time a user issues a query. While efficiently mining this data can be challeng-ing, the results can be useful in multiple ways, including monitoring search engine performance, improving search relevance, prioritizing research, and optimizing day-to-day operations. In this poster, we describe an approach(More)
Until recently, the TV viewing experience has not been a very social activity compared to activities on the World Wide Web. In this work, we will present a Voice-enabled Social TV system (VoiSTV) which allows users to interact, follow and monitor the online social media messages related to a TV show while watching it. Users can create, send, and reply to(More)
Search satisfaction is defined as the fulfillment of a user’s information need. Characterizing and predicting the satisfaction of search engine users is vital for improving ranking models, increasing user retention rates, and growing market share. This article provides an overview of the research areas related to user satisfaction. First, we show that(More)
Newistic is an aggregator platform that gathers news articles and blog entries from thousands of on-line sources. In addition to the extraction of text from HTML pages, articles are classified into predefined topics, and clustered. Also, named entities are extracted. This paper presents the new features, as well as improvements, that were added to the(More)
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