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Modeling User Interactions with Search Engines

Researchers at Penn State University in State College, Pennsylvania have developed a new way to gauge user satisfaction with search engine results. Based on results garnered from treating searching like a neural network, they hope to use these new metrics ...

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Special GUI for Your Eyes Only

Special GUI for Your Eyes Only

Researches at the University of Washington have recently developed a system, which for the first time, offers an instantly customizable approach to user interfaces. Each participant in the program is placed through a brief skills test and then a mathematically-based ...

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Cool on ‘Knol’?

Cool on ‘Knol’?

Google recently has launched a new service called “Knol” which allows users to contribute their knowledge in a wiki-like format. Knol is very different from other e-encyclopedias as it stresses greatly on accountability and regulation over an author’s article. Unlike ...

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