Internet Research


Information and Knowledge Management

Table Of Contents: Volume 20 Issue 5

Classifying the user intent of web queries using k‐means clustering

Ashish Kathuria, Bernard J. Jansen, Carolyn Hafernik, Amanda Spink

Web search engines are frequently used by people to locate information on the Internet. However, not all queries have an informational goal. Instead of information, some…

Factors affecting consumer behaviors in online buy‐it‐now auctions

Bo Xu, Zhangxi Lin, Bingjia Shao

As a type of electronic commerce, online C2C markets have experienced a rapid growth in both sales volume and user numbers. Buy‐it‐now (BIN) auction is a mechanism to…

Tentative steps towards interaction

Nigel Jackson, Darren G. Lilleker

This study seeks to discover whether the existence of Web 2.0 applications introduced a more interactive approach to British parties and candidates’ use of the Internet…

Exploring asymmetrical information transmission processes in online auctions

Jyh‐Jeng Wu, Shan Huei Wang

The purpose of this paper is to explore whether sellers can create extra profit through information premiums. Phenomena surrounding asymmetrical information transmission…

eBraille: a web‐based translation program for Japanese text to braille

Aki Sugano, Mika Ohta, Tsuyoshi Oda, Kenji Miura, Shuji Goto, Masako Matsuura, Eiichi Maeda, Toshiko Ohshima, Yuji Matsumoto, Yutaka Takaoka

The authors develop a program, named eBraille, to translate Japanese text into braille and thereby generate braille documents easily. Public access to this program is…

Understanding the role of electronic trading and inter‐organisational cooperation and coordination

Colm Fearon, Joan Ballantine, George Philip

This paper aims to examine the relationship between cooperation and inter‐organisational coordination in the supply chain. There is much literature debate over the nature…



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