Important Cognitive Components of Domain-Specific Search Knowledge

  title={Important Cognitive Components of Domain-Specific Search Knowledge},
  author={Suresh K. Bhavnani},
Many users have acquired a sophisticated understanding of searching the Web in specific domains. For example, we often hear of users who can get amazing deals for electronic products on the Web. What knowledge do such users have, and how does it affect their search behavior? To address this question, we observed information retrieval experts in the domains of healthcare and online shopping, while they performed tasks within and outside their domains of expertise. When performing tasks within… CONTINUE READING
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