Automatic boolean query suggestion for professional search

@inproceedings{Kim2011AutomaticBQ,
  title={Automatic boolean query suggestion for professional search},
  author={Youngho Kim and Jangwon Seo and W. Bruce Croft},
  booktitle={SIGIR},
  year={2011}
}
In professional search environments, such as patent search or legal search, search tasks have unique characteristics: 1) users interactively issue several queries for a topic, and 2) users are willing to examine many retrieval results, i.e., there is typically an emphasis on recall. Recent surveys have also verified that professional searchers continue to have a strong preference for Boolean queries because they provide a record of what documents were searched. To support this type of… CONTINUE READING
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