Enriching Simple Keyword Queries for Domain-Aware Narrative Retrieval

TitleEnriching Simple Keyword Queries for Domain-Aware Narrative Retrieval
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2023
AuthorsKroll, H., C. K. Kreutz, P. Sackhoff, and W. - T. Balke
Conference NameACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL), Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA, 06/2023
Date Published06/2023

Providing effective access paths to content is a key task in digital libraries. Oftentimes, such access paths are realized through advanced query languages, which, on the one hand, users may find challenging to learn or use, and on the other, requires libraries to convert their content into a high quality structured representation. As a remedy, narrative information access proposes to query library content through structured patterns directly, to ensure validity and coherence of information. However, users still find it challenging to express their information needs in such patterns. Therefore, this work bridges the gap by introducing a method that deduces patterns from keyword searches. Moreover, our user studies with participants from the biomedical domain show their acceptance of our system.

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