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ERIC Number: EJ643514
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-3318-3324
Form and Function: The Impact of Query Term and Operator Usage on Web Search Results.
Lucas, Wendy; Topi, Heikki
Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, v53 n2 p95-108 Jan 15, 2002
Describes a study of college students that investigated Web-based search engine queries and compared relevancy ratings with expert-formulated queries. Considers the number of subject terms used and the use of Boolean operators and discuses the need for designing search engine interfaces that provide greater support in term selection and operator usage. (Author/LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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