1. Focused Data Retrieval and Data Integration
Source Modeling: How to build a "map" of the online information space. Data Crawling: How to gather data from multiple relevant sources in different formats. Multimodal Data Retrieval: How to interactively retrieve data from the repository in a highly focused and integrated fashion. Analyst-Centric Retrieval: Develop learning techniques to capture and track the information access context of an analyst and provide personalized support for information access and analysis that is unique to the needs of the user.