User - Thesaurus Interaction in a Web-Based Database: An Evaluation of Users' Term Selection Behaviour

@inproceedings{Shiri2001UserT,
  title={User - Thesaurus Interaction in a Web-Based Database: An Evaluation of Users' Term Selection Behaviour},
  author={Ali Shiri and Crawford W Revie},
  year={2001}
}
A major challenge faced by users during the information search and retrieval process is the selection of search terms for query formulation and expansion. Thesauri are recognised as one source of search terms which can assist users in query construction and expansion. As the number of electronic thesauri attached to information retrieval systems has grown, a range of interface facilities and features have been developed to aid users in formulating their queries. The pilot study reported here… CONTINUE READING

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