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Visual snippets: summarizing web pages for search and revisitation

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Visual snippets: summarizing web pages for search and revisitation
People regularly interact with different representations of Web pages. A person looking for new information may initially find a Web page represented as a short snippet rendered by a search engine. When he wants to return to the same page the next day, the page may instead be represented by a link in his browser history. Previous research has explored how to best represent Web pages in support of specific task types, but, as we find in this paper, consistency in representation across tasks is also important. We explore how different representations are used in a variety of contexts and present a compact representation that supports both the identification of new, relevant Web pages and the re-finding of previously viewed pages. Author Keywords Thumbnails, Web search, Web browsing, revisitation, refinding, semantic zoom, visual snippets. ACM Classification Keywords H5.2: Information interfaces and presentation: User Interfaces ? Graphical user interfaces. H3.3. Information storage and ...
Jaime Teevan, Edward Cutrell, Danyel Fisher, Steve
Added 24 Nov 2009
Updated 24 Nov 2009
Type Conference
Year 2009
Where CHI
Authors Jaime Teevan, Edward Cutrell, Danyel Fisher, Steven M. Drucker, Gonzalo Ramos, Paul André, Chang Hu
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