New Research Paper: "Information Seeking: Convergence of Search, Recommendations and Advertising"
Access a full text paper from the Stanford Info Lab that has been accepted for publication in the Communications of the ACM
Authors: Hector Garcia-Molina, Georgia Koutrika, and Aditya Parameswara
From the Introduction:
All of us are faced with a deluge of data”, in our workplaces and our homes: an ever-growing World Wide Web, digital books and magazines, photographs, blogs, tweets, emails, databases, activity logs, sensor streams, on-line videos, movies and music, and so on. Thus, one of the fundamental problems in Computer Science has become even more critical today: how to identify objects satisfying a user’s information need. The goal is to present to the user only information that is of interest and relevance, at the right place and time.
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Gary Price (email@example.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.