26 April 2006
11:30 - 13:00

Search and Navigation: Mobiles and Audio

Paper A Large Scale Study of Wireless Search Behavior: Google Mobile Search
This is the first large-scale study of mobile users' search behavior. We hope this provides insight to facilitate a quantitative understanding of the needs and shortcomings of wireless search interfaces.
Maryam Kamvar
Shumeet Baluja

Paper FaThumb: A Facet-based Interface for Mobile Search [Best of CHI Nominee]
A novel facet-based navigation technique is presented for searching large datasets on mobile phones. Study results characterize tasks for which the technique is most effective, providing a better user experience.
Amy Karlson
George Robertson
Daniel Robbins
Mary Czerwinski
Greg Smith

Paper Searching in Audio: The Utility of Transcripts, Dichotic Presentation, and Time-compression
Contributes empirical data evaluating the value of text transcripts, dichotic presentation, and time-compression in user ability to search in audio streams. Results can guide design of audio access interfaces.
Abhishek Ranjan
Ravin Balakrishnan
Mark Chignell

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