Exploratory Search and HCI
 Designing and Evaluating Interfaces to Support Exploratory Search Interaction
 SIGCHI 2007 Workshop 29 April 2007, San Jose, CA, USA 

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Note: This page is currently under construction. An inital outline, minus times and breaks, is provided below. Other logistical information is available below.

Ice-breaker Interactive (out-of-your-chair) activity to familiarize participants with the goals of the workshop and each other.

Panel The workshop organizers will give their opinions about the workshop themes and take questions from workshop participants.

Session 1 Maintaining Consistency without Stagnation during Exploratory Search
Jaime Teevan, Microsoft Research, USA

Patterns of Tag Usage in Enterprise Tagging Services: A Constraint on Exploratory Search?
Michael J. Muller, IBM Research, USA

Information Seeking and Sensemaking for 'Personal Fit'
Ann Abraham, Marian Petre and Helen Sharp, Open University, UK

Session 2 Cooperative Interfaces for Exploratory Web Search: Motivating Multi-User Search UIs
Meredith Ringel Morris, Microsoft Research, USA

Social Bookmarking Support for Exploratory Search
David R. Millen, IBM Research, USA; Steve Whittaker, University of Sheffield, UK; Meng Yang, IBM Software Group, USA

Bridging the Gap: Using IR Models for Evaluating Exploratory Search Interfaces
Max Wilson and monica schraefel, University of Southampton, UK

Posters Interactive poster session with optional system demos.
[Accepted posters | Poster instructions]

Brainstorming Brainstorming in preparation for afternoon working session on Interaction and Evaluation in Exploratory Search.

Break-out Participants form small working groups to discuss issues that emerge from brainstorming session.

Discussion Working groups report back from break-out sessions. Outcomes and common research goals identified, and future plans discussed.


Additional Information: What to do when you arrive

Once you arrive at CHI for your workshop, here's what to do:

1) Check in at the CHI 2007 registration desk. The registration desk is located on the main level of the McEnery Convention Center (map of the location is available at http://www.chi2007.org/attend/convention_center.php)

Registration will be open from 17:00-19:00 on Friday evening, from 8:00-12:00 on Saturday morning, and then all day (8:00-18:00) on Sunday.

2) Go to the room for the workshop: Marriott San Jose, Ballroom Salon II

 Created and maintained by Ryen White Last modified: 14 April 2007