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About this project
This project seeks to assist the general public in using search engines to make well-informed health decisions. While the general public belief that they were being effective in searching for health information online, they were, in fact, relying on incorrect health advise.
This project specifically aims to assist the general public in formulating better health queries, understanding health search results and making well-informed health decisions. See below for a list of relevant publications.
Establishing a Reference System for CHS
- Jimmy and Guido Zuccon and Bevan Koopman . 2016. Boosting titles does not generally improve retrieval effectiveness. In Proceedings of the 21st Australasian Document Computing Symposium.
- Jimmy and Guido Zuccon and Gianluca Demartini . 2018. On the Volatility of Commercial Search Engines and Its Impact on Information Retrieval Research. In The 41st International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research & Development in Information Retrieval.
Health Queries Formulation
- Jimmy and Guido Zuccon and Bevan Koopman . 2018. Choices in knowledge-base retrieval for consumer health search. In European Conference on Information Retrieval.
- Jimmy and Guido Zuccon and Bevan Koopman . 2018. Payoffs and pitfalls in using knowledge-bases for consumer health search. In Information Retrieval Journal.