Introduction

Welcome to my research blog! This blog gives an overview of my research projects and research directions. There is a separate page listed on the menu bar for the following areas: Natural language processing & text mining: multidocument summarization & automatic sentiment analysis (under construction) Knowledge organization: taxonomies and metadata for...
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Article: Comparison of drug information on consumer drug review sites versus authoritative health information websites

Chew, S.H., & Khoo, C.S.G. (2015 early view). Comparison of drug information on consumer drug review sites versus authoritative health information websites. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology.(Available at: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/asi.23390/abstract) Abstract Huge amounts of health-related information of different types are available on the Web. In...
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Article: Issues in information behaviour on social media

Khoo, C.S.G. (2014). Issues in information behaviour on social media. LIBRES, 24(2), 75-96. (Available at: http://libres-ejournal.info/1399/) Abstract Background. Social media present a rich environment to study information behaviour, as much of the user interaction is recorded and stored in publicly accessible repositories and on personal devices. Objectives. This paper...
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Article: Relevance judgment when browsing a health discussion forum: Content analysis of eye fixations

Pian, W., Khoo, C.S.G., & Chang, Y.K. (2014). Relevance judgment when browsing a health discussion forum: Content analysis of eye fixations. LIBRES, 24(2), 132-147. (Available at: http://libres-ejournal.info/1408/) Abstract Introduction. People are increasingly searching and browsing for health information on social media sites. This is a small study of the...
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Article: Literature review writing: How information is selected and transformed

Jaidka, K., Khoo, C.S.G., & Na, J.C. (2013). Literature review writing: How information is selected and transformed. Aslib Proceedings, 65(3), 303-325.  Abstract Aim. This paper reports a study of researchers’ preferences in selecting information from cited papers to include in a literature review, and the kinds of transformations and...
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Article: Task-based navigation of a taxonomy interface to a digital repository

Khoo, C.S.G., Wang, Z., & Chaudhry, A.S. (2012). Task-based navigation of a taxonomy interface to a digital repository. Information Research, 17(4). (Available at: http://informationr.net/ir/17-4/infres174.html) Abstract Introduction. This is a study of hierarchical navigation; how users browse a taxonomy-based interface to an organizational repository to locate information resources. The study...
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Article: Sentiment analysis of online news text: A case study of appraisal theory

Khoo, C.S.G., Nourbakhsh, A., & Na, J.C. (2012). Sentiment analysis of online news text: A case study of appraisal theory. Online Information Review, 36(6), 858-878.  Abstract Purpose. Sentiment analysis and emotion processing are attracting increasing interest in many fields. Computer and information scientists are developing automated methods for sentiment...
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Article: Analysis of the macro-level discourse structure of literature reviews

Khoo, C.S.G., Na, J.-C., and Jaidka, K. (2011). Analysis of the macro-level discourse structure of literature reviews. Online Information Review, 35(2), 255-271.    Abstract Purpose . The purpose of this study is to analyze the macro-level discourse structure of literature reviews found in information science journal papers, and to...
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Article: Design and development of a concept-based multi-document summarization system for research abstracts

Ou, S., Khoo, C.S.G., & Goh, D. (2008). Design and development of a concept-based multi-document summarization system for research abstracts. Journal of Information Science, 34(3), 308-326. Summary: This paper describes a concept-based multi-document summarization system that was developed to summarize sets of dissertation abstracts in sociology that might...
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Article: Automatic multi-document summarization of research abstracts: Design and user evaluation

Ou, S., Khoo, C.S.G., & Goh, D. (2007). Automatic multi-document summarization of research abstracts: Design and user evaluation. Journal of the American Society for Information Science & Technology, 58(10), 1419-1435. Summary: This study developed a method for multi-document summarization of sociology dissertation abstracts. We did not use traditional...
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Conference paper: Framework for analyzing organizational stories

Lee, L.-P., Liu, H.-W., Shi, D.-M., Khoo, C.S.G., & Pang, N. (2013). Developing a framework for analyzing organizational stories. In The 5th International Conference on Asia-Pacific Library and Information Education and Practice (A-LIEP 2013): Proceedings (pp. 260-271). Khon Kaen City, Thailand: University of Khon Kaen, Faculty of Humanties and...
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