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Large Scale Analysis of Web Revisitation Patterns University of Washington, CSE

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Large Scale Analysis of Web Revisitation Patterns
Eytan Adar
University of Washington, CSE
101 Paul G. Allen Center, Seattle, WA 98195
Jaime Teevan, Susan T. Dumais
Microsoft Research
One Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA 98052
Our work examines Web revisitation patterns. Everybody
revisits Web pages, but their reasons for doing so can differ
depending on the particular Web page, their topic of
interest, and their intent. To characterize how people revisit
Web content, we analyzed five weeks of Web interaction
logs of over 612,000 users. We supplemented these
findings by a survey intended to identify the intent behind
the observed revisitation. Our analysis reveals four primary
revisitation patterns, each with unique behavioral, content,


Source: Anderson, Richard - Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Washington at Seattle


Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences