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ERIC Number: EJ637635
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0044-7870
What Do People Ask for on the Web and How Do They Ask It: ASK JEEVES Query Analysis.
Spink, Amanda; Ozmutlu, H. Cenk
Proceedings of the ASIST Annual Meeting, v38 p545-54 2001
Reports findings from a study examining the nature of queries submitted to Ask Jeeves-a publicly accessible question and answer search engine. Some 30,000 queries from a dataset of 800,000, or 3.75%, were analyzed. Results include: many queries not in question format; four types of user queries: keyword, Boolean, question, and request; and common formats for question and request queries. (AEF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Language: English
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