Wael K. Hanna

Work place: Computers & Information Faculty / Information Systems Dept, Mansoura, 0000, Egypt

E-mail: wael_karam1@yahoo.com


Research Interests: Information Systems, Information Retrieval, Multimedia Information System, World Wide Web


Wael K. Hanna- Cairo, 5/9/1983. He is a PhD student at Computer and Information System Department, Faculty of Computer and Information, Mansoura University. He obtained his B.S. in information systems from Sadat Academy at 2004 and he got M.SC degree in information system from Sadat Academy for Management Sciences in 2011.

Now he is an assistant lecturer in Computer and Information Systems Department at Sadat Academy for Management Sciences, Cairo, Egypt. His previous research interests: Web Crawling, AI and Software Engineering. His Current research interests: Web Mining, Web Search, Information Retrieval and User Intent Discovery.

Published articles: 1) A Comparative Study for Internet Search Engines and Web Crawlers (Cairo, Egypt, Sadat Academy for management Sciences, 2011). 2) Investigation of free open source Search Engines. Information System (The 7th Annual International Conference on Computer Science & Information Systems. Athens, Greece. 13-16 June 2011. ).

Hanna- personal hobbies are reading and studying.

Author Articles
Issues and Challenges of User Intent Discovery (UID) during Web Search

By Wael K. Hanna Aziza S. Aseem M. B. Senousy

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5815/ijitcs.2015.07.08, Pub. Date: 8 Jun. 2015

There is a need to a small set of words –known as a query– to searching for information. Despite the existence gap between a user’s information need and the way in which such need is represented. Information retrieval system should be able to analyze a given query and present the appropriate web resources that best meet the user’s needs. In order to improve the quality of web search results, while increasing the user’s satisfaction, this paper presents the current work to identify user’s intent sources and how to understand the user behavior and how to discover the users’ intentions during the web search. This paper also discusses the social network analysis and the web queries analysis. The objective of this paper is to present the challenges and new research trends in understanding the user behavior and discovering the user intent to improve the quality of search engine results and to search the web quickly and thoroughly.

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