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User Study on Selection Search and Semantic Text Matching in German Tenancy Law

Last modified Feb 19, 2019


Legal research is fundamental to the lawyer’s daily work and benefits from better workflow integration and high-quality search results. We present an AddIn that integrates search functionality into a text processing environment. Selection Search is a search method where users select text as input to a search query. Our user study suggests that the Selection Search can be a complementary search method to Keyword Search and that the quality of the results returned by a search technology based on Word Embeddings is perceived best by the study participants.


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