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ACM Transactions on Information Systems (TOIS), Volume 23 Issue 2, April 2005

Evaluating implicit measures to improve web search
Steve Fox, Kuldeep Karnawat, Mark Mydland, Susan Dumais, Thomas White
Pages: 147-168
DOI: 10.1145/1059981.1059982
Of growing interest in the area of improving the search experience is the collection of implicit user behavior measures (implicit measures) as indications of user interest and user satisfaction. Rather than having to submit explicit user feedback,...

Ad Hoc, self-supervising peer-to-peer search networks
Brian F. Cooper, Hector Garcia-Molina
Pages: 169-200
DOI: 10.1145/1059981.1059983
Peer-to-peer search networks are a popular and widely deployed means of searching massively distributed digital information repositories. Unfortunately, as such networks grow, peers may become overloaded processing messages from other peers. This...

CrimeNet explorer: a framework for criminal network knowledge discovery
Jennifer J. Xu, Hsinchun Chen
Pages: 201-226
DOI: 10.1145/1059981.1059984
Knowledge about the structure and organization of criminal networks is important for both crime investigation and the development of effective strategies to prevent crimes. However, except for network visualization, criminal network analysis remains...