On user interactions with query auto-completion

  title={On user interactions with query auto-completion},
  author={Bhaskar Mitra and M. Shokouhi and Filip Radlinski and Katja Hofmann},
  journal={Proceedings of the 37th international ACM SIGIR conference on Research & development in information retrieval},
  • Bhaskar Mitra, M. Shokouhi, +1 author Katja Hofmann
  • Published 2014
  • Computer Science
  • Proceedings of the 37th international ACM SIGIR conference on Research & development in information retrieval
  • Query Auto-Completion (QAC) is a popular feature of web search engines that aims to assist users to formulate queries faster and avoid spelling mistakes by presenting them with possible completions as soon as they start typing. However, despite the wide adoption of auto-completion in search systems, there is little published on how users interact with such services. In this paper, we present the first large-scale study of user interactions with auto-completion based on query logs of Bing, a… CONTINUE READING
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