Navigation in information space : supporting the individual.

Benyon, David and Hook, Kristina (1997) Navigation in information space : supporting the individual. In: INTERACT'97. IFIP Conference Proceedings, 96 . Chapman and Hall, pp. 39-46. ISBN 0-412-80950-8

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The issue of how users can navigate their way through large information spaces is one that is crucial
to the ever expanding and interlinking of computer systems. There are many ways of dealing with the issue of navigation.
The use of appropriate metaphors is one, virtual reality and 3D interfaces another. A third is to provide adaptive
interfaces based on individual differences in users navigational ability. This paper takes a critical look at the alternatives
for assisting users to navigate information spaces and concludes by outlining a research agenda for navigation

Item Type: Book Section
ISBN: 0-412-80950-8
Additional Information: IFIP TC13 Interantional Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, 14th-18th July 1997, Sydney, Australia
Uncontrolled Keywords: Navigation; wayfinding; Information space; Individual differences;
University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries > School of Computing
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 600 Technology > 650 Management & public relations > 650 Management & auxiliary services
Library of Congress Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Item ID: 3074
Depositing User: Computing Research
Date Deposited: 06 Oct 2010 15:49
Last Modified: 15 May 2014 15:45

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