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Deriving Query Intents from Web Search Engine Queries

The purpose of this paper is to test the reliability of query intents derived from queries, either by the user who entered the query or by another juror. We report the findings of three studies: First, we conducted a large-scale classification study (approximately 50,000 queries) using a crowdsourcing approach. Then, we used click-through data from a search engine log and validated the judgments given by the jurors from the crowdsourcing study. Finally, we conducted an online survey on a commercial search engine’s portal...

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