Rapid-fire image previews for information navigation

  title={Rapid-fire image previews for information navigation},
  author={Kent Wittenburg and Wissam Ali-Ahmad and Daniel LaLiberte and Tom Lanning},
In this paper we consider the role of rapid-fire presentation of images in the service of navigation in information spaces. We presume a model of information navigation in which the user performs a cycle of (pre)viewing, selecting, and moving. Our hypothesis is that images presented to the user in rapid succession can significantly enhance the previewing step, thus optimizing the selection step and improving navigability. We discuss two prototypes for navigation tools in Web information spaces… CONTINUE READING
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