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An Empirical Investigation of Collaborative Web Search Tool

An Empirical Investigation of Collaborative Web Search Tool on Novice's Query Behavior

This thesis investigates the influence of collaboration between experts and novices as well as the use of a collaborative web search tool on novices’ query behavior. We used SearchTeam as our collaborative search tool. This empirical study involves four collaborative team conditions: SearchTeam and expert-novice team, SearchTeam and novice-novice team, traditional and expert-novice team, and traditional and novicenovice team…

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