Thesis Defense by Jason Morrison on " Information Retreival Effectiveness of Folksonomies on the World Wide Web"

20 Mar 2007 - 10:15am
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Thomas J. Froehlich
2006

Thesis Defense for Jason Morrison (Information Architecture and Knowledge Management)

Kent State University
Wednesday, March 21, 2007
10:00 am -12:00 noon
318 Library --- Kent, OH

Public Attendance is Welcome!

Title:
Information Retrieval Effectiveness of Folksonomies on the World Wide Web

Research Questions:
. Do web sites that employ folksonomies return relevant results to users
performing information retrieval tasks, specifically searching?
. Do folksonomies perform as well as subject directories and search engines?

David Robins
Assistant Professor
Kent State University
Information Architecture & Knowledge Management
316 Library
P.O. Box 5190
Kent, OH 44242-0001
Office: LIB 310K
Office Phone: 330-672-5852
IAKM Office: 330-672-5840
FAX: 330-672-2118
EMAIL: drobins at kent.edu

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20 Mar 2007 - 10:55am
Lisa Harper
2007

Could you post information on how to request or obtain this dissertation
when it's available, please? Sounds fascinating!

Lisa Harper
The MITRE Corporation

On 3/20/07, FROEHLICH, THOMAS <tfroehli at kent.edu> wrote:
>
> Thesis Defense for Jason Morrison (Information Architecture and Knowledge
> Management)
>
> Kent State University
> Wednesday, March 21, 2007
> 10:00 am -12:00 noon
> 318 Library --- Kent, OH
>
> Public Attendance is Welcome!
>
> Title:
> Information Retrieval Effectiveness of Folksonomies on the World Wide Web
>
> Research Questions:
> . Do web sites that employ folksonomies return relevant results to users
> performing information retrieval tasks, specifically searching?
> . Do folksonomies perform as well as subject directories and search
> engines?
>
>
>
>
>
> David Robins
> Assistant Professor
> Kent State University
> Information Architecture & Knowledge Management
> 316 Library
> P.O. Box 5190
> Kent, OH 44242-0001
> Office: LIB 310K
> Office Phone: 330-672-5852
> IAKM Office: 330-672-5840
> FAX: 330-672-2118
> EMAIL: drobins at kent.edu
>
>
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20 Mar 2007 - 5:09pm
Steve Baty
2009

Hear hear! I love to take a read of this also. Good luck with the defense.

Steve

On 21/03/07, Lisa Harper <lisah2u at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Could you post information on how to request or obtain this dissertation
> when it's available, please? Sounds fascinating!
>
> Lisa Harper
> The MITRE Corporation
>

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