Search, Information Retrieval, and Knowledge Management

Helping people to organize and find information

Knowledge workers need software that is easy to use and intuitive. They need to find their information long after they’ve forgotten where they put their documents and what they named their files. They also need better tools to help them find and consume information on the Internet. Information-retrieval and search technologies are critical to making this happen. We are pursuing research in information retrieval, filtering, and management, as well as the use of classification technologies and the development of systems and interfaces that will enrich the user experience.



Rakesh Agrawal, Maria Christoforaki, Sreenivas Gollapudi, Anitha Kannan, Krishnaram Kenthapadi, and Adith Swaminathan, Mining Videos from the Web for Electronic Textbooks, in 12th International Conference on Formal Concept Analysis (ICFCA), Springer, June 2014

Andrew Putnam, Adrian Caulfield, Eric Chung, Derek Chiou, Kypros Constantinides, John Demme, Hadi Esmaeilzadeh, Jeremy Fowers, Jan Gray, Michael Haselman, Scott Hauck, Stephen Heil, Amir Hormati, Joo-Young Kim, Sitaram Lanka, James R. Larus, Eric Peterson, Gopi Prashanth, Aaron Smith, Jason Thong, Phillip Yi Xiao, and Doug Burger, A Reconfigurable Fabric for Accelerating Large-Scale Datacenter Services, in 41st Annual International Symposium on Computer Architecture (ISCA), June 2014

Jeffrey M. Rzeszotarski and Meredith Ringel Morris, Estimating the Social Costs of Friendsourcing, in Proceedings of CHI 2014, ACM, April 2014

Munmun De Choudhury, Meredith Ringel Morris, and Ryen White, Seeking and Sharing Health Information Online: Comparing Search Engines and Social Media, in Proceedings of CHI 2014, ACM, April 2014

Catherine C. Marshall and Sian Lindley, Searching for Myself: Motivations and Strategies for Self-Search, in Proceedings of CHI 2014, ACM, April 2014

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