Information foraging

Known as: Information foraging theory, Information scent 
Information foraging is a theory that applies the ideas from optimal foraging theory to understand how human users search for information. The theory… (More)
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2013
Highly Cited
2013
Many theories of human debugging rely on complex mental constructs that offer little practical advice to builders of software… (More)
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2010
2010
Information foraging models have predicted the navigation paths of people browsing the web and (more recently) of programmers… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
This article describes rational analyses and cognitive models of Web users developed within information foraging theory. This is… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Researchers have recently discovered several interesting, self-organized regularities from the World Wide Web, ranging from the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
SNIF-ACT (Scent-based Navigation and Information Foraging in the ACT architecture) has been developed to simulate users as they… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Eye tracking studies of the Hyperbolic Tree browser [10] suggest that visual search in focus+context displays is highly affected… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
On the Web, users typically forage for information by navigating from page to page along Web links. Their surfing patterns or… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Low phosphorus availability is a primary constraint to plant productivity in many natural and agricultural ecosystems. Plants… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Inspired by Hill and Hollans original work [7], we have beendeveloping a theory of interaction history and building tools toapply… (More)
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Review
1995
Review
1995
Information foraging theory is an approach to the analysis of human activities involving information access technologies. The… (More)
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