Paper: Active & Passive Utility of Search User Interface Features (2016)

In 2015, I did an internship at the Mixed Reality Lab of the University of Nottingham. While there, I conducted a user study, focused on discerning search stages in users’ complex searches. 26 participants had to carry out 3 distinct tasks, representing pre-focus, focus formulation and post-focus stages (as defined by Vakkari). We captured active …

Paper: Lost but Not Forgotten – Finding Pages on the Unarchived Web (2015)

At every tick of the clock, pages and sites on the World Wide Web are continuously appear, evolve and disappear. The volatile nature of the web has led to numerous initiatives to archive it, including the Internet Archive‚Äôs Wayback Machine, or the Dutch Web archive. The resulting web archives are a valuable source for researchers …