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Attitude confidence and source credibility in information foraging with social tags

Stefan Schweiger, Ulrike Cress, Jonathan Jong
2019 PLoS ONE  
We manipulated (1) confidence in prior attitudes, and (2) the credibility of the expert community that tagged the content. We found that both factors influence navigation in different ways.  ...  The findings also show that credibility and confidence have a different impact on different stages of information selection and evaluation.  ...  Acknowledgments We are grateful to Manfred Knobloch and André Klemke for providing the social tagging navigation platform and the data preparation, and Tobias Ley and Paul Seitlinger for providing valuable  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0210423 pmid:30645619 pmcid:PMC6333359 fatcat:rjbb2v3rnzayxokyhnlnj4n73u

Travels in West Africa

Pat Gilmartin
1989 Cartographic Perspectives  
OMA produces visual jet navigation charts (JNCs) at 1:2,000,000 scale.  ...  Sectionals, at 1 :500,000 scale, provide detail needed for visual navigation of slow-to medium-speed aircraft.  ... 
doi:10.14714/cp02.1172 fatcat:unvxvx6a6vb2ff563ewrw6mqri

Exploratory navigation and salesperson performance: Investigating selected antecedents and boundary conditions in high-technology and financial services contexts

Christopher R. Plouffe, Srinivas Sridharan, Donald W. Barclay
2010 Industrial Marketing Management  
Next, the research model and hypotheses driving the study are explicated. The model is then tested using both primary and archival data collected from two Fortune 500 sales organizations.  ...  In this study, the phenomenon of "salesperson navigation" (SpN) is developed within the context of a research model of selected antecedents and boundary-conditions that influence a primary form of navigational  ...  The authors gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Ivey Business School at the University of Western Ontario.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.indmarman.2009.02.003 fatcat:mc4v63qkojavlgtvhzjvaj7k5e

Context-based multi-level information fusion for harbor surveillance

Juan Gómez-Romero, Miguel A. Serrano, Jesús García, José M. Molina, Galina Rogova
2015 Information Fusion  
Harbor surveillance is a critical and challenging part of maritime security procedures.  ...  The lowest level uses an ontological model to formally represent input data and to classify harbor objects and basic situations by deductive reasoning according to the harbor regulations.  ...  Let H t ¼ fh t 1 ; . . . ; h t K g be the set of hypotheses that are considered at the time instant t.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.inffus.2014.01.011 fatcat:h6x57el34rgq7nz5bzakvzdliu

Page 418 of Educational and Psychological Measurement Vol. 72, Issue 3 [page]

2012 Educational and Psychological Measurement  
se ai meh ettnsnitdhs ct_sucehicrissactmetalii 3 argument is that the very nature of the curriculum, which is believed to reflect the values, ideals, and perspectives of White middle-class Americans, has  ...  However, it should be noted that a version of SIBTEST known as Crossing-SIBTEST can be used if it is hypothesized that there is an interaction between ability and DIF such that an item functions  ... 

Pigeon homing from unfamiliar areas

Hans G Wallraff
2014 Communicative & Integrative Biology  
also as a potential basis of goaloriented 'map' navigation by pigeons. 20,21 I refrain from discussing results and arguments for and against sun navigation as for about four decades the topic has no longer  ...  37 do not challenge my arguments.)  ... 
doi:10.4161/cib.28565 pmid:25346789 pmcid:PMC4203629 fatcat:5f4e3bluvjc2limqixp7s7y7du

A multiscale interaction technique for large, high-resolution displays

Sarah M. Peck, Chris North, Doug Bowman
2009 2009 IEEE Symposium on 3D User Interfaces  
The paradigm has changed from sitting at a desktop computer to taking users' physical navigation into account and designing more mobile interactions.  ...  This is a problem because tasks change at different levels of visual scale.  ...  All of this strengthens the argument for embodiment theory.  ... 
doi:10.1109/3dui.2009.4811202 dblp:conf/3dui/PeckNB09 fatcat:ppjpqege35d6zg5spyedccgelq

Web page previews: effect on comprehension, user perceptions, and site exploration

Elisabeth Cuddihy, Kathryn A. Mobrand, Jan H. Spyridakis
2012 Journal of information science  
the 12-item navigational survey, normalized to a 100-point scale, lending further support to the hypotheses (i.e., H2 and H3) that users want to see familiar looking menus on informational websites.  ...  Differences in the 12-item navigational scale were significant for previews (F(2, 281) = 10.364, p = 0.000, partial  2 =.070); for menus (F(2, 281) = 83.556, p = 0.000, partial  2 =.232); and for the  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to thank Edward Galore and Jennifer Barrick for invaluable support in outfitting the study pages in WebLabUX. References  ... 
doi:10.1177/0165551512437515 fatcat:fw45iocparblbnmvclus3hau2q

An Important Step toward Understanding the Role of Body-based Cues on Human Spatial Memory for Large-Scale Environments

Derek J. Huffman, Arne D. Ekstrom
2020 Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience  
We highlight the exciting possibility of taking a more naturalistic approach to study the behavior, cognition, and neuroscience of navigation.  ...  Moreover, we share the hope that researchers who study navigation in humans and nonhuman animals will synergize to provide more rapid advancements in our understanding of cognition and the brain.  ...  Does the role of body-based cues differ at different scales of space (see Figure 1B) ?  ... 
doi:10.1162/jocn_a_01653 pmid:33226317 fatcat:m4jgl65lsber7aojia7ej63xpe

Pulsar Positioning System: A Quest For Evidence Of Extraterrestrial Engineering

Clément Vidal
2017 Zenodo  
This is known in astronautics as X-ray pulsar-based navigation (XNAV). XNAV is comparable to GPS, except it operates on a galactic scale.  ...  Abstract: Pulsars have at least two impressive applications.  ...  First, testing the hypotheses in section 5 will improve our knowledge of pulsars and XNAV.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.788244 fatcat:h74ih4ecyvakzd4w7mnievlpqu

The Human Factor in Maritime Transport: Personality and Aggression Levels of Master Mariners and Navigation Students

Ryszard Makarowski, Mieczysław Plopa, Andrzej Piotrowski, Wojciech Plopa
2020 Advances in Cognitive Psychology  
We hypothesized that master mariners would exhibit the resilient personality type and that navigation students would additionally exhibit personality types other than the resilient (e.g., over- or undercontrolled  ...  The current study sought to identify groups of navigation students and master mariners (captains) characterized by different constellations of the Big Five personality traits and aggression levels.  ...  All navigation students were active athletes and practiced swimming at the university's sports club.  ... 
doi:10.5709/acp-0310-5 pmid:33959209 pmcid:PMC8085685 fatcat:akmwh2rlqvajfo4yjvmz3sjfvu

Pulsar positioning system: a quest for evidence of extraterrestrial engineering

Clément Vidal
2017 International Journal of Astrobiology  
Pulsars have at least two impressive applications.  ...  This is known in astronautics as X-ray pulsar-based navigation (XNAV). XNAV is comparable to GPS, except that it operates on a galactic scale.  ...  Wright and two anonymous reviewers for corrections and constructive feedback, as well as Edward Cooke and Cadell Last for their careful proofreading.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s147355041700043x fatcat:qlukxir7m5hvjd4iuqbrnmjlay

Effects of linear reading, basic computer skills, evaluating online information, and navigation on reading digital text

Carolin Hahnel, Frank Goldhammer, Johannes Naumann, Ulf Kröhne
2016 Computers in Human Behavior  
The results confirmed the hypothesized mediation between linear reading, navigation behavior, and digital reading.  ...  This study aims at investigating how individual differences in students' skills in comprehending digital text can be explained by their navigation behavior and various underlying skills.  ...  LINEAR READING, ICT-RELATED SKILLS, AND NAVIGATION IN DIGITAL READING  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.chb.2015.09.042 fatcat:p43etk3f3vhyzj52wjaunpf7xi

How to support learning from multiple hypertext sources

Anja B. Naumann, Ina Wechsung, Josef F. Krems
2009 Behavior Research Methods  
It was followed by a questionnaire about orientation and navigation problems using a 5-point rating scale (does not apply at all to applies completely).  ...  Therefore, in the present study we hypothesized that argumentative tasks support the construction of a documents model and, with it, a more efficient navigation and a better comprehension of multiple hypertexts  ... 
doi:10.3758/brm.41.3.639 pmid:19587173 fatcat:v5ovcg43bbhgnd7akhmuobnune

The components of spatial thinking: empirical evidence

Robert S. Bednarz, Jongwon Lee
2011 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
Students at all levels displayed similar performance patters; scores for all students were uniformly higher for some questions than others, offering some support for the argument that spatial thinking  ...  generalized or abstract Boolean operations, map navigation or way-finding, and recognition of positive spatial correlation.  ...  Psychometric, pen-and-pencil tests have been used successfully by researchers to assess subjects' visualization and orientation abilities at a table-top scale [6, 7] .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2011.07.048 fatcat:zlwxkffy5jgsjjrunar3mryxwe
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