User-Oriented Information Retrieval

  • Elaine G. Toms
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7757)


User models of information seeking and retrieval reflect a rich culture of exploring the relationshipns among users, task, and their context. This lecture examines briefly the complex information use environment in which information retrieval systems are situated.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Elaine G. Toms
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  1. 1.Information SchoolThe University of SheffieldSheffieldUnited Kingdom

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