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New Technology of Library and Information Service  2009, Vol. Issue (10): 14-21    DOI: 10.11925/infotech.1003-3513.2009.10.03
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An Overview of Research on Context in Information Retrieval
Zhang Lu  Cheng Ying
(Department of Information Management, Nanjing University, Nanjing 210093, China)
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Abstract  

The paper summarizes the current research on the concept of context. Besides, it introduces the levels of context and makes a review on this field from both of research on theories and empirical studies, including information environment level, information seeking level, information retrieval interaction level and query level. Additionally, it outlines the research existing problems and the future directions of context in information retrieval.

Key words Context      Information retrieval      Interactive information retrieval     
Received: 07 September 2009      Published: 25 October 2009
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Corresponding Authors: Zhang Lu     E-mail: zhanglu_86_86@163.com
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Zhang Lu,Cheng Ying. An Overview of Research on Context in Information Retrieval. New Technology of Library and Information Service, 2009, (10): 14-21.

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