Introduction to cognitive information retrieval
Spink, Amanda H. & Cole, Charles B. (2005) Introduction to cognitive information retrieval. In Spink, Amanda & Cole, Charles (Eds.) New Directions in Cognitive Information Retrieval. Springer, Dordrecht.
New Directions in Cognitive Information Retrieval presents an exciting new direction for research into cognitive oriented information retrieval (IR) research, a direction based on an analysis of the user’s problem situation and cognitive behavior when using the IR system. This contrasts with the current dominant IR research paradigm which concentrates on improving IR system matching performance.
The chapters describe the leading edge concepts and models of cognitive IR that explore the nexus between human cognition, information and the social conditions that drive humans to seek information using IR systems. Chapter topics include: Polyrepresentation, cognitive overlap and the boomerang effect, Multitasking while conducting the search, Knowledge Diagram Visualizations of the topic space to facilitate user assimilation of information, Task, relevance, selection state, knowledge need and knowledge behavior, search training built into the search, children’s collaboration for school projects, and other cognitive perspectives on IR concepts and issues.
This book is directly relevant to information scientists, librarians, social scientists and computer scientists interested in Human Computer Interaction (HCI) usability issues. Undergraduate and graduate students, academics.
Information scientists, computer scientists, librarians, library and information science (LIS) professors, LIS students
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|Item Type:||Book Chapter|
|Additional Information:||For more information about this book please refer to the publisher's website (link above) or contact the editor ah.spink @qut.edu.au|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > INFORMATION SYSTEMS (080600) > Computer-Human Interaction (080602)|
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2005 Springer|
|Deposited On:||21 Feb 2006|
|Last Modified:||10 Aug 2011 23:40|
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