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ERIC Number: EJ467322
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0002-8231
Markov Models of Search State Patterns in a Hypertext Information Retrieval System.
Qiu, Liwen
Journal of the American Society for Information Science, v44 n7 p413-27 Aug 1993
Describes research that was conducted to determine the search state patterns through which users retrieve information in hypertext systems. Use of the Markov model to describe users' search behavior is discussed, and search patterns of different user groups were studied by comparing transition probability matrices. (Contains 25 references.) (LRW)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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