Mobile, ubiquitous information seeking, as a group: the iBingo collaborative video retrieval system
Smeaton, Alan F. and Foley, Colum and Byrne, Daragh and Jones, Gareth J.F. (2008) Mobile, ubiquitous information seeking, as a group: the iBingo collaborative video retrieval system. In: MobiQuitous 2008 - The 5th Annual International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems: Computing Networking and Services, 21-25 July 2008, Dublin, Ireland.
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iBingo features two or more users performing collaborative information seeking tasks, using mobile devices, Apple iPod iTouch in our case. The novelty in our work is that the system, called iBingo, mediates the collaborative searches among the users and performs a realtime division of labour among co-searchers so users are presented with documents which are both unique and tailored to the individual. This enables each user to explore unique subsets of the retrieved information space. We demonstrate iBingo mobile collabo-rative search on a video collection from TRECVid 2007.
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