Understanding the Impact of the Role Factor in Collaborative Information Retrieval

@inproceedings{Tamine2015UnderstandingTI,
  title={Understanding the Impact of the Role Factor in Collaborative Information Retrieval},
  author={Lynda Tamine and Laure Soulier},
  booktitle={CIKM},
  year={2015}
}
Collaborative information retrieval systems often rely on division of labor policies. Such policies allow work to be divided among collaborators with the aim of preventing redundancy and optimizing the synergic effects of collaboration. Most of the underlying methods achieve these goals by the means of explicit vs. implicit role-based mediation. In this paper, we investigate whether and how different factors, such as users' behavior, search strategies, and effectiveness, are related to role… CONTINUE READING