Search system requirements of patent analysts

Azzopardi, L., Vanderbauwhede, W. and Joho, H. (2010) Search system requirements of patent analysts. In: Proceedings of the 33rd Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, 13-19 July 2010, Geneva, Switzerland. Association for Computing Machinery: New York, USA, pp. 775-776. ISBN 9781450301534 (doi:10.1145/1835449.1835610)

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Patent search tasks are difficult and challenging, often requiring expert patent analysts to spend hours, even days, sourcing relevant information. To aid them in this process, analysts use Information Retrieval systems and tools to cope with their retrieval tasks. With the growing interest in patent search, it is important to determine their requirements and expectations of the tools and systems that they employ. In this poster, we report a subset of the findings of a survey of patent analysts conducted to elicit their search requirements.

Item Type:Book Sections
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Azzopardi, Dr Leif and Joho, Mr Hideo and Vanderbauwhede, Professor Wim
Authors: Azzopardi, L., Vanderbauwhede, W., and Joho, H.
Subjects:Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Computing Science
Publisher:Association for Computing Machinery

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