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Web navigation of information space
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Discuss cognitive problems
when navigating the Web.
Navigating the web has its
difficulties. Information can be very hard to find and sometimes not even
found at all, although it can be there, in the very documents that are
being screened. How do we navigate in the information space ? How do we
perceive, select and understand text ?
Introduction to web navigation: a personal and a social activity
Spatial, semantic and social navigation
Cognitive issues in Web-navigation
Space and place
Open issues in social navigation
Dourish P (1999) "Where the Footprints Lead : tracking down other roles
for social navigation". in Hook, K.,Benyon, D., Munro, A., (eds) Social
navigation of information space. Chapter 2, pp.15-32, Springer.
Zeiliger, R., (1998), "Supporting Constructive Navigation of Web Space",
Paper presented at the Workshop on Personalised and Social Navigation in
Information Space, organised by Höök, K.,Benyon, D., Munro, A..-
16th-17th March 98, Stockholm, Sweden. 9 pages.
Suggested extra literature
Examples of exam questions
Mention three problems related to web navigation
What does it mean : users need to construct a place from the information
How could the social navigation perspective change design of web navigators?
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