The information discovery framework

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The information discovery framework
This paper continues the movement from technology centered to human centered approaches in the study of tasks that involve finding, understanding, and using information, and tools that support these tasks. The iterative role of information as a stimulus to cognition is considered. The information discovery framework consists of a flowchart of connected human cognitive and digital computer states and processes. The purpose of the framework is to inform the design of tools for finding and using information. Divergent thinking laboratory tasks serve as an evaluation method. Author Keywords information seeking, information foraging, berrypicking, divergent thinking, working memory, mental models ACM Classification Keywords H.1 [Information Systems]: Models and Principles. APPROACHES TO INFORMATION Because the vast and growing amount of information accessible from sources such as the world wide web far exceeds the capacity of human attention, it has become increasingly important to improve...
Andruid Kerne, Steven M. Smith
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Type Conference
Year 2004
Authors Andruid Kerne, Steven M. Smith
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