Knowledge Representation and Re-Use for Exploratory and Collaborative Search

A picture of search structures
An NSF funded research project at the
School of Information and Library Science
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

PI: Rob Capra
NSF Grant No.: 1552587
Duration:2016-2021 (expected)
Project Goals
This research will develop and evaluate novel techniques and interfaces to allow users to capture, save, share, and re-use structured information about search tasks, search processes, and domain information. A central innovation in this research will be the integration of template structures (including lists, hierarchies, two-dimensional grids, and concept maps) into the user interface and underlying search system in order help users save and organize the information they discover. This structured information will then be used by the system to help support the future searches of individuals and groups of users working collaboratively.

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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 1552587.
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