Improving navigation-based file retrieval

@article{Fitchett2013ImprovingNF,
  title={Improving navigation-based file retrieval},
  author={Stephen Fitchett and Andy Cockburn and Carl Gutwin},
  journal={Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems},
  year={2013}
}
Navigating through a file hierarchy is one of the most common methods for accessing files, yet it can be slow and repetitive. New algorithms that predict upcoming file accesses have the potential to improve navigation-based file retrieval, but it is unknown how best to present their predictions to users. We present three design goals aiming to improve navigation-based file retrieval interfaces: minimise the time spent at each hierarchical level en route to the target file; reduce the number of… 

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