Exploratory Multi-domain Search on Web Data Sources with Liquid Queries

  • Davide Francesco Barbieri
  • Alessandro Bozzon
  • Marco Brambilla
  • Stefano Ceri
  • Chiara Pasini
  • Luca Tettamanti
  • Salvatore Vadacca
  • Riccardo Volonterio
  • Srđan Zagorac
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6757)

Abstract

We demonstrate Liquid Queries, a novel user interaction paradigm for exploratory multi-domain search upon structured information collected from heterogeneous data sources. Liquid Queries support an exploratory search approach by providing a set of interaction primitives for multi-domain query formulation, result visualization and query refinement, with commands for perusing the result set, changing the visualization of data based on their type (e.g., geographical) and interacting with the remote search services.

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Copyright information

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Davide Francesco Barbieri
    • 1
  • Alessandro Bozzon
    • 1
  • Marco Brambilla
    • 1
  • Stefano Ceri
    • 1
  • Chiara Pasini
    • 1
  • Luca Tettamanti
    • 1
  • Salvatore Vadacca
    • 1
  • Riccardo Volonterio
    • 1
  • Srđan Zagorac
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electronics and Information (DEI)Politecnico di MilanoMilanItaly

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