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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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    Abstract/Description

    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
    support.

    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 16:49
    Last Modified: 15 May 2014 16:45
    URI: http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/3074

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