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Topic Modeling the Reading and Writing Behavior of Information Foragers

  title={Topic Modeling the Reading and Writing Behavior of Information Foragers},
  author={J. Murdock},
The general problem of "information foraging" in an environment about which agents have incomplete information has been explored in many fields, including cognitive psychology, neuroscience, economics, finance, ecology, and computer science. In all of these areas, the searcher aims to enhance future performance by surveying enough of existing knowledge to orient themselves in the information space. Individuals can be viewed as conducting a cognitive search in which they must balance exploration… Expand


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  • P. Pirolli
  • Computer Science
  • Encyclopedia of Database Systems
  • 2009
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