InfoScent evaluator: a semi-automated tool to evaluate semantic appropriateness of hyperlinks in a web site

@inproceedings{Katsanos2006InfoScentEA,
  title={InfoScent evaluator: a semi-automated tool to evaluate semantic appropriateness of hyperlinks in a web site},
  author={Christos Katsanos and Nikolaos K. Tselios and Nikolaos M. Avouris},
  booktitle={OZCHI},
  year={2006}
}
In this paper, we present InfoScent Evaluator, a tool that automatically evaluates the semantic appropriateness of the descriptions of hyperlinks in web pages. The tool is based on a theoretical model of users' behavior when engaged in information search tasks, called Information Foraging theory. A textual description of the user's search goal is compared with the textual description of each probable hyperlink, using Latent Semantic Analysis, a statistical technique that evaluates the distance… CONTINUE READING
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