Personalized search based on user search histories

  title={Personalized search based on user search histories},
  author={Mirco Speretta and Susan Gauch},
  journal={The 2005 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence (WI'05)},
User profiles, descriptions of user interests, can be used by search engines to provide personalized search results. Many approaches to creating user profiles collect user information through proxy servers (to capture browsing histories) or desktop bots (to capture activities on a personal computer). Both these techniques require participation of the user to install the proxy server or the bot. In this study, we explore the use of a less-invasive means of gathering user information for… CONTINUE READING
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