Presentation: How Emotional Are Users’ Needs? Emotion in Query Logs

According to recent IR research, searchers’ behaviour is not only limited to traditional informational, navigational and transactional needs. A novel hypothesis is that the seeking behaviour is driven by emotion.

These experiments are part of SearchInFocus, a study centred on search.

http://www.cyberemotions.eu/


2 comments for “Presentation: How Emotional Are Users’ Needs? Emotion in Query Logs

  1. 1 February, 2013 at 10:26

    I think this is fascinating stuff Marina. Are you ever in the UK? I run the London Text Analytics group, it would be great to have you over to present this: http://www.meetup.com/textanalytics/

  2. 4 February, 2013 at 14:51

    Hi Tony,

    it would be great to discuss emotional needs with London Text Analytics group members. I will keep you posted about my visits in London.

    Take care

    Marina

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