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Social Navigation of Information Space.

Munro, Alan J, Hook, Kristina and Benyon, David, eds. (1999) Social Navigation of Information Space. Springer-Verlag. ISBN 978-1852330903

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Abstract/Description

Social navigation is a vibrant new field which examines how we navigate information spaces in "real" and "virtual" environments, how we orient and guide ourselves, and how we interact with and use others to find our way in information spaces. This approach brings a new way of thinking about how we design information spaces, emphasising our need to see others, collaborate with them, and follow the trails of their activities in these spaces. Social Navigation of Information Space is the first major work in this field, and includes contributions by many of the originators and key thinkers. It will be of particular interest to researchers and students in areas related to CSCW and human computer interaction. As a thoroughly multi-disciplinary topic, it will also be of interest to researchers in cognitive psychology, social psychology, philosophy, linguistics, sociology, architecture and anthropology.

Item Type: Book
ISBN: 978-1852330903
Uncontrolled Keywords: social navigation; information spaces; virtual worlds; real environments; design; interaction; CSCW;
University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries > School of Computing
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 000 Computer science, information & general works > 000 Computer science, knowledge & systems > 006 Special Computer Methods
Library of Congress Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Item ID: 3061
Depositing User: Computing Research
Date Deposited: 12 Oct 2010 15:08
Last Modified: 25 Mar 2014 15:43
URI: http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/3061

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