Geographic intention and modification in web search

  title={Geographic intention and modification in web search},
  author={Rosie Jones and Wei Vivian Zhang and Benjamin Rey and Pradhuman Jhala and Eugene Stipp},
  journal={International Journal of Geographical Information Science},
Web searchers signal their geographic intent by using place-names in search queries. They also indicate their flexibility about geographic specificity by reformulating their queries. By examining this data we can learn to understand web searcher flexibility with respect to geographic intent. We examine aggregated data of queries with locations, and locations identified from IP addresses, to identify overall distance preferences, as well as distance preferences by search topic. We also examine… CONTINUE READING
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