Designing Information Spaces: The Social Navigation Approach

Designing Information Spaces: The Social Navigation Approach

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Social navigation is an emerging field which examines how we navigate information or locate services in both real and virtual environments and how we interact with and use others to find our way in information spaces. It has led to new ways of thinking about how we design information spaces and how we address usability issues, particularly in collaborative, web-based systems. This book follows on from Munro et al, Social Navigation of Information Space, which was the first major work in this field. It provides a similar broad overview of the field, but is much more practical in focus.Usenet News contains newsgroups where both conditions are true. In our study of the ... by most users. Not only were they not funny a€“ they werena#39;t trying to be funny. ... Animated agents have also played the role of guide in several systems. In social ... (1998) found that simple ratings agents for Usenet News articles correlated with some users, increasing the quality and coverage of their predicted ratings.

Title:Designing Information Spaces: The Social Navigation Approach
Author:Kristina Höök, David Benyon, Alan J. Munro
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-12-06


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