Predicting escalations of medical queries based on web page structure and content

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Logs of users' searches on Web health topics can exhibit signs of escalation of medical concerns, where initial queries about common symptoms are followed by queries about serious, rare illnesses. We present an effort to predict such escalations based on the structure and content of pages encountered during medical search sessions. We construct and then… (More)
DOI: 10.1145/1835449.1835607

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