Anticipatory search: using context to initiate search

@inproceedings{Liebling2012AnticipatorySU,
  title={Anticipatory search: using context to initiate search},
  author={Daniel J. Liebling and Paul N. Bennett and Ryen W. White},
  booktitle={SIGIR},
  year={2012}
}
Identifying content for which a user may search has a variety of applications, including ranking and recommendation. In this poster, we examine how pre-search context can be used to predict content that the user will seek before they have even specified a search query. We call this anticipatory search. Using a log-based approach, we compare different methods for predicting the content to be searched using different attributes of the pre-query context and behavioral signals from previous… CONTINUE READING