Special Issue "Human Machine Interfaces and Information Retrieval Systems"

A special issue of Future Internet (ISSN 1999-5903). This special issue belongs to the section "Big Data and Augmented Intelligence".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 20 July 2021.

Special Issue Editor

Dr. Christopher G. Harris
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Guest Editor
School of Mathematical Sciences Natural and Health Sciences, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO 80639, USA
Interests: information retrieval; human machine interfaces; data analysis; smart contracts

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Users are central to the design, evaluation, and use of information retrieval systems. And the methods by which they interact with information has changed at a rapid pace over the past few years. We invite submissions on user-centered approaches to information retrieval, access, and use, including studies of interactive retrieval systems, novel interaction paradigms, new evaluation methods, and related areas that highlight the interaction between information retrieval systems and human computer interaction.

We are particularly interested in articles that touch on the following areas:

  • Information seeking, search and retrieval, including task-based and exploratory search
  • Interaction techniques for information retrieval and discovery
  • Online information-seeking behavior, including log analysis of search and browsing
  • Modeling and simulation of information interaction
  • Search user interfaces, including those for specialized tasks, populations and domains
  • Information use, including measures of use and sense making
  • Field and case studies relevant to information retrieval and access
  • User-centered evaluation methods and measures, including measures of user experience and performance, experiment and search task design, eye-tracking and physiological approaches, data analysis methods, and usability
  • Context-aware and personalized search, contextual features and analysis for information interaction
  • Collaborative information seeking and social search, including social utility and network analysis for information interaction
  • Information visualization and visual analytics, search result presentation
  • User-centered work in other areas of information retrieval

Dr. Christopher G. Harris
Guest Editor

Manuscript Submission Information

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Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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