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"Applied Constructivism" for User Documentation

BARBARA MIREL
1998 Journal of business and technical communication  
Implications of Connectionism for Thinking about Rules.” Educational Researcher 20 (1990): 10-16. Berger, Peter, and Thomas Luckmann.  ...  Basics Discusses the desktop environment and TMM editors and windows Cases - How Do | Engineer New Systems/Facilities?  ... 
doi:10.1177/1050651998012001002 fatcat:cefgm7esvbgshmtewj34ou23zu

Six Roles of Documents in Professionals' Work [chapter]

Morten Hertzum
1999 ECSCW' 99  
I wish to thank the people in the Interaction Design Centre, University of Limerick, for their support  ...  Limerick in the context of the EU Training & Mobility of Researchers project COTCOS My stay there was co-funded by a grant from Christian and Ottilia Brorson's trust for the endowment of young scientists  ...  This way documents serve to direct readers in their search for people with specific competencies.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-94-011-4441-4_3 dblp:conf/ecscw/Hertzum99 fatcat:rz3nax4v3jdsdhrv5oh3q5eru4

Presto: an experimental architecture for fluid interactive document spaces

Paul Dourish, W. Keith Edwards, Anthony LaMarca, Michael Salisbury
1999 ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction  
Document attributes capture the multiple different roles that a single document might play, and allow users to rapidly reorganise their document space for the task at hand.  ...  "about Presto" or "currently in progress".  ...  We would particularly like to thank the other members of Placeless Documents group -John Lamping, Karin Petersen, Doug Terry and Jim Thornton -for their significant contributions to the work described  ... 
doi:10.1145/319091.319099 fatcat:gvzf22m4zzeq5j4qex3oyjg7f4

ScreenTrack: Using a Visual History of a Computer Screen to Retrieve Documents and Web Pages [article]

Donghan Hu, Sang Won Lee
2020 arXiv   pre-print
In this setting, retrieving the documents, files, and web pages that have been used for a task can be a challenge.  ...  While modern applications provide a history of recent documents for users to resume work, this is not sufficient to retrieve all the digital resources relevant to a given primary document.  ...  Denis Gracanin for their advises on this work.  ... 
arXiv:2001.10898v1 fatcat:tjscu3327vdo5ieifjp42g3nfm

Automatic document-level semantic metadata annotation using folksonomies and domain ontologies

Hend S. Al-Khalifa, Jessica Rubart
2008 ACM SIGWEB Newsletter  
The tool comprises two components: the tags normalisation process and the semantic annotation process. The tool uses the del.icio.us social bookmarking service as a source for folksonomy tags.  ...  The tool was applied to a case study consisting of a framework for evaluating the usefulness of the generated semantic metadata within the context of a particular eLearning application.  ...  Another noticeable deficiency is that search engines do not 'know' the top issues for a given day nor what the priorities are for people searching the web (Brunton, 2006) .  ... 
doi:10.1145/1408940.1408944 fatcat:hgidhenczvbldmqhcptooyspvu

Characterizing Stage-Aware Writing Assistance in Collaborative Document Authoring [article]

Bahareh Sarrafzadeh, Sujay Kumar Jauhar, Michael Gamon, Edward Lank, Ryen White
2020 arXiv   pre-print
We first survey information workers at a large technology company about their writing habits and preferences, concluding that writers do in fact conceptually progress through several distinct phases while  ...  authoring documents.  ...  We also thank the reviewers for their feedback; and finally, all of our study participants for their help in making this research possible.  ... 
arXiv:2008.08165v1 fatcat:5z7mgeif5zfizp5gir2c4vq7my

How Spatial Is Hyperspace? Interacting with Hypertext Documents: Cognitive Processes and Concepts

Patricia M. Boechler
2001 CyberPsychology & Behavior  
The body of literature on cognitive processes provides us with knowledge about spatial perceptions, strategies for navigation in space, memory functions and limitations, and the formation of mental representations  ...  The World Wide Web provides us with a widely accessible technology, fast access to massive amounts of information and services, and the opportunity for personal interaction with numerous individuals simultaneously  ...  For example, what are spatial properties and how do these properties map onto "hyperspace?"  ... 
doi:10.1089/10949310151088352 pmid:11709906 fatcat:zaqwsiqg3ncl5eyyifhkplyyqm

Seven Dimensions of Portability for Language Documentation and Description [article]

Steven Bird, Gary Simons
2002 arXiv   pre-print
We begin by reviewing current uses of software tools and digital technologies for language documentation and description.  ...  The process of documenting and describing the world's languages is undergoing radical transformation with the rapid uptake of new digital technologies for capture, storage, annotation and dissemination  ...  By ADVICE we mean any information about what data sources are reliable, what tools are appropriate in a given situation, and what practices to follow when creating new data (Bird and Simons, 2001) .  ... 
arXiv:cs/0204020v1 fatcat:eq265tfts5hzvccpwr2cyeyrwq

Our little help machines and their invisibilities

David K. Farkas
2001 ACM Journal of Computer Documentation  
Four Kinds of Invisibility and Their Consequences The first kind of invisibility has to do with information access.  ...  This invisibility is pernicious: It subtly restricts thought and leads people to limit their horizons of potential action. As I read "Little Machines," invisibility has four aspects.  ...  no experience with such documents and do not seek guidance beyond what the wizard offers.  ... 
doi:10.1145/586569.586575 fatcat:dx4cj3w4ang6dppn7hhi4wrd5m

Document theory for the design of socio‐technical systems

Bernt Ivar Olsen, Niels Windfeld Lund, Gunnar Ellingsen, Gunnar Hartvigsen
2012 Journal of Documentation  
They are the people whose research efforts make us able to do this demo today. They have worked extensively with the software that drives the wall -enabling us to show you what we have for you today.  ...  APPENDIX B: Appendices to the Radiology Demo The Transcript from the Radiology Prototype Demo Below is the transcript from the videotaping of the demo of our prototyped radiology interface for the Display  ...  One has to accrue certain knowledge about the group's (and individuals') thinking and motivation for going about their work -in the way that they do -at the place that they do it, before an understanding  ... 
doi:10.1108/00220411211200347 fatcat:6zwglsfeo5bbza52sugtzecuk4

Document Analysis Systems for Digital Libraries: Challenges and Opportunities [chapter]

Henry S. Baird, Venugopal Govindaraju, Daniel P. Lopresti
2004 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Implications of technical demands made within digital libraries (DL's) for document image analysis systems are discussed.  ...  The state-of-the-art is summarized, including a digest of themes that emerged during the recent International Workshop on Document Image Analysis for Libraries.  ...  digital") documents do.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-28640-0_1 fatcat:3szb2elcm5amvlhvma3kbwmzza

The search-ification of everyday life and the mundane-ification of search

Olof Sundin, Jutta Haider, Cecilia Andersson, Hanna Carlsson, Sara Kjellberg
2017 Journal of Documentation  
Studies have shown how search engines in many areas are identified as the premium tool for finding information (e.g. Jamali and Asadi, 2010; Rowlands et al., 2008) .  ...  Literature review Earlier research points to how general purpose search engines have come to reduce the multiplicity of how people go about finding information (e.g.  ...  In a way, Google becomes a tool to reflect on (one's own and others') biases, a tool for conscious confirmation bias.In some cases, the participants talk about how they formulate their task, i.e. the problem  ... 
doi:10.1108/jd-06-2016-0081 fatcat:vya6s2eoqvd5bodgjuqi2sm3d4

Exploring the information behaviour of users of Welsh Newspapers Online through web log analysis

Paul Gooding
2016 Journal of Documentation  
Additionally, the methodology of this paper can only tell us what users are doing, and further research is needed to identify the drivers for this behaviour.  ...  Research limitations/implications: A larger longitudinal dataset would increase the study's significance.  ...  As Nicholas et al (2004, p. 24) describe, webometrics provide a "direct and immediately available record of what people have done: not what they say they might, or would do; not what they were prompted  ... 
doi:10.1108/jd-10-2014-0149 fatcat:fmv44eqjczbjnlvxhazppnomvi

Documenting software using adaptive software artifacts

Filipe Figueiredo Correia
2013 Proceedings of the 2013 companion publication for conference on Systems, programming, & applications: software for humanity - SPLASH '13  
We can go through a text document exhaustively searching for what is relevant for us, but again we don't want to take too much time doing it.  ...  John would like to find some documents about a famous painter, whose name he doesn't recall right now.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2508075.2514873 dblp:conf/oopsla/Correia13 fatcat:avdexpeicrd77ao4yymbwpl4ou

Users' perception of relevance of spoken documents

Tassos Tombros, Fabio Crestani
2000 Journal of the American Society for Information Science  
We present the results of a study of user's perception of relevance of documents.  ...  The aim is to study experimentally how users' perception varies depending on the form that retrieved documents are presented.  ...  We are also grateful to the reviewers for their helpful suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.1002/1097-4571(2000)51:10<929::aid-asi50>3.3.co;2-4 fatcat:p52vctfzdvgp7icsew4jkepii4
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