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    • Learning Factors and Determining Document-level Satisfaction In Search-as-Learning 

      Abualsaud, Mustafa (University of Waterloo, 2017-04-26)
      An important use of search engines is as a tool for learning. Search engines help users find learning material and increases their knowledge in various topics. The underlying process of learning while web searching and ...
    • Patterns of Search Result Examination: Query to First Action. 

      Abualsaud, Mustafa; Smucker, Mark D. (ACM, 2019-11-03)
      To determine key factors that affect a user's behavior with search results, we conducted a controlled eye-tracking study of users completing search tasks using both desktop and mobile devices. We focus our investigation ...
    • A Study of Immediate Requery Behavior in Search 

      Zhang, Haotian; Abualsaud, Mustafa; Smucker, Mark D. (Association for Computing Machinery, 2018-03-11)
      When search results fail to satisfy users' information needs, users often reformulate their search query in the hopes of receiving better results. In many cases, users immediately requery without clicking on any search ...

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