Understanding Information Retrieval Interactions

Understanding Information Retrieval Interactions : Theoretical and Practical Implications

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^I a work that provides such a comprehensive reassessment of Information Retrieval (IR) theory, with regards to the user-oriented model. - Journal of the American Society for Information Science
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  • Hardback | 162 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 11.18mm | 385.55g
  • Praeger Publishers Inc
  • Westport, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1567503055
  • 9781567503050

Table of contents

Acknowledgments Setting the Stage for a New Understanding of Information Retrieval Interactions What Do We Know About User Behavior on Information Retrieval Systems? The Empirical Study: Users' Interactions With an OPAC. Moving Information Retrieval Theory Forward Practical Implications for System Design and Intermediaries References Author Index Subject Index About the Author.
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"[a] work that provides such a comprehensive reassessment of Information Retrieval (IR) theory, with particular regards to the user-oriented model. Hert has not provided this to provide context and explanation for her investigation; she has also most interestingly provided a chapter dealing exclusively with the pratical implications of this for systems designers....[H]ert's examination of a third paradigm is not only viable but extremely necessary."-Journal of the American Society for Information Studies "For those interested in the theoretical aspects of contemporary user-oriented research into information retrieval, this book could prove to be informative."-New Library World "For those with more experience this book would be a welcome extension to an information retrieval collection."-The Australian Library Journal "Ya work that provides such a comprehensive reassessment of Information Retrieval (IR) theory, with particular regards to the user-oriented model. Hert has not provided this to provide context and explanation for her investigation; she has also most interestingly provided a chapter dealing exclusively with the pratical implications of this for systems designers....YHert's examination of a third paradigm is not only viable but extremely necessary."-Journal of the American Society for Information Studies ?For those with more experience this book would be a welcome extension to an information retrieval collection.?-The Australian Library Journal ?For those interested in the theoretical aspects of contemporary user-oriented research into information retrieval, this book could prove to be informative.?-New Library World ?[a] work that provides such a comprehensive reassessment of Information Retrieval (IR) theory, with particular regards to the user-oriented model. Hert has not provided this to provide context and explanation for her investigation; she has also most interestingly provided a chapter dealing exclusively with the pratical implications of this for systems designers....[H]ert's examination of a third paradigm is not only viable but extremely necessary.?-Journal of the American Society for Information Studies
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