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Rieger, A. (author), Bredius, Frank (author), Theune, Mariƫt (author), Pera, M.S. (author)
An essential characteristic for unbiased and diligent information-seeking that can enable informed opinion formation and decision-making is intellectual humility (IH), the awareness of the limitations of one's knowledge and opinions. While researchers have recognized the potential to boost IH in individuals, the effect of such interventions...
conference paper 2024
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Draws, T.A. (author)
doctoral thesis 2023
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Bredius, Frank (author)
Searching the web on debated topics, which are issues under active discussion and where individual opinions diverge, can be highly challenging. It requires users to approach their queries objectively, browse many resources, and accept a certain level of uncertainty, even if it conflicts with personal values. In particular, confirmation bias, the...
master thesis 2023
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Draws, T.A. (author), Inel, O. (author), Tintarev, N. (author), Baden, Christian (author), Timmermans, Benjamin (author)
Research in the area of human information interaction (HII) typically represents viewpoints on debated topics in a binary fashion, as either against or in favor of a given topic (e.g., the feminist movement). This simple taxonomy, however, greatly reduces the latent richness of viewpoints and thereby limits the potential of research and...
conference paper 2022
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Draws, T.A. (author), Liu, Jody (author), Tintarev, N. (author)
Support or opposition concerning a debated claim such as abortion should be legal can have different underlying reasons, which we call perspectives. This paper explores how opinion mining can be enhanced with joint topic modeling, to identify distinct perspectives within the topic, providing an informative overview from unstructured text. We...
conference paper 2021
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