Information Interaction in Context

The Information Interaction in Context conference (IIiX 2010) will take place in August. According to the conference CFP, this event is going to “… explore the relationships between and within the contexts that affect information retrieval and information seeking, how these contexts impact information behaviour, and how knowledge of information contexts and behaviours improves the design of interactive information systems”. The conference’s topics include: Interactive information retrieval and interface issues, Qualitative approaches to the study of context-sensitive information seeking and information retrieval, Context-aware retrieval models, Relevance feedback (implicit & explicit) and query modification issues for capturing context, Novel approaches to eliciting, identifying, capturing and representing contextual information, Task-based interactive information retrieval and information seeking behaviour, Issues of genre, media, language, modality and structure in contextual information seeking and information retrieval, Personalized and collaborative information access in context, Contextual information interaction theory, Nature of relevance in context, Measures and methods for studying and evaluating information seeking and information retrieval in context, Test collections for context-sensitive research. The conference’s website is accessible here.

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