Search Results for author: Benjamin Timmermans

Found 5 papers, 1 papers with code

This Is Not What We Ordered: Exploring Why Biased Search Result Rankings Affect User Attitudes on Debated Topics

no code implementations4 May 2021 Tim Draws, Nava Tintarev, Ujwal Gadiraju, Alessandro Bozzon, Benjamin Timmermans

To better understand the mechanisms underlying SEME, we present a pre-registered, 5 × 3 factorial user study investigating whether order effects (i. e., users adopting the viewpoint pertaining to higher-ranked documents) can cause SEME.

Disparate Impact Diminishes Consumer Trust Even for Advantaged Users

no code implementations29 Jan 2021 Tim Draws, Zoltán Szlávik, Benjamin Timmermans, Nava Tintarev, Kush R. Varshney, Michael Hind

Systems aiming to aid consumers in their decision-making (e. g., by implementing persuasive techniques) are more likely to be effective when consumers trust them.

Decision Making Fairness Human-Computer Interaction

Assessing Viewpoint Diversity in Search Results Using Ranking Fairness Metrics

no code implementations27 Oct 2020 Tim Draws, Nava Tintarev, Ujwal Gadiraju, Alessandro Bozzon, Benjamin Timmermans

The way pages are ranked in search results influences whether the users of search engines are exposed to more homogeneous, or rather to more diverse viewpoints.


CrowdTruth 2.0: Quality Metrics for Crowdsourcing with Disagreement

2 code implementations18 Aug 2018 Anca Dumitrache, Oana Inel, Lora Aroyo, Benjamin Timmermans, Chris Welty

However, in many domains, there is ambiguity in the data, as well as a multitude of perspectives of the information examples.

Human-Computer Interaction Social and Information Networks

The VU Sound Corpus: Adding More Fine-grained Annotations to the Freesound Database

no code implementations LREC 2016 Emiel van Miltenburg, Benjamin Timmermans, Lora Aroyo

The main goal of this study is to find out (i) whether it is feasible to collect keywords for a large collection of sounds through crowdsourcing, and (ii) how people talk about sounds, and what information they can infer from hearing a sound in isolation.

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