Bulletin of the Technical Committee on


June 2009 Vol. 32 No. 2   IEEE Computer Society


Letter from the Editor-in-Chief   David Lomet 1
Letter from the Special Issue Editor   Sihem Amer-Yahia 2

Special Issue on New Avenues in Search

A Characterization of Online Search Behavior   Ravi Kumar, Andrew Tomkins 3
Kosmix: Exploring the Deep Web using Taxonomies and Categorization   Anand Rajaraman 12
Flexible Querying of Personal Information   Amélie Marian, Wei Wang 20
iMeMex: From Search to Information Integration and Back    
    Jens Dittrich, Marcos Antonio Vaz Salles, Lukas Blunschi 28
Challenges, Techniques and Directions in Building XSeek: an XML Search Engine    
    Ziyang Liu, Peng Sun, Yu Huang, Yichuan Cai, Yi Chen 36
Searching Shared Content in Communities with the Data Ring   Serge Abiteboul, Neoklis Polyzotis 44
The Social Future of Web Search: Modeling, Exploiting, and Searching Collaboratively Generated Content    
    Eugene Agichtein, Evgeniy Gabrilovich, Hongyuan Zha 52

Announcements and Notices

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