Serendipitous Information Retrieval

@inproceedings{Toms2000SerendipitousIR,
  title={Serendipitous Information Retrieval},
  author={Elaine Toms},
  booktitle={DELOS},
  year={2000}
}
The acquisition of information is generally thought to be deliberately sought using a search or query mechanism or by browsing or scanning an information space. People, however, find information without seeking it through accidental, incidental or serendipitous discoveries, often in combination with other information acquisition episodes. The value of this phenomenon to an individual or an organization can be equated with the impact of serendipitous breakthroughs in science and medicine… CONTINUE READING
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