A "Suggested" Picture of Web Search in Turkish


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SARİGİL e., YILMAZ o., ALTINGÖVDE İ. S. , ÖZCAN R., ULUSOY Ö.

ACM TRANSACTIONS ON ASIAN AND LOW-RESOURCE LANGUAGE INFORMATION PROCESSING, cilt.15, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 15 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1145/2891105
  • Dergi Adı: ACM TRANSACTIONS ON ASIAN AND LOW-RESOURCE LANGUAGE INFORMATION PROCESSING

Özet

Although query log analysis provides crucial insights about Web users' search interests, conducting such analyses is almost impossible for some languages, as large-scale and public query logs are quite scarce. In this study, we first survey the existing query collections in Turkish and discuss their limitations. Next, we adopt a novel strategy to obtain a set of Turkish queries using the query autocompletion services from the four major search engines and provide the first large-scale analysis of Web queries and their results in Turkish.