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Title: Theory and practice in visual interfaces for semi-structured document discovery and selection
Authors: Loizides, Fernando 
Buchanan, George 
Mavri, Aekaterini 
Major Field of Science: Natural Sciences
Field Category: Computer and Information Sciences
Keywords: Electronic publishing;Information seeking;Interface interaction
Issue Date: 19-Apr-2016
Source: Information Services and Use, 2016, vol. 35, no. 4, pp. 259-271
Volume: 35
Issue: 4
Start page: 259
End page: 271
Journal: Information Services and Use 
Abstract: With the increase in electronic publications, and indeed the availability of existing publications in digital form, as well as the encouragement of open access publication, comes a challenge. That challenge is to create assistive software to aid in the discovery and selection of relevant documents to one's information need. Visual interfaces have begun to address the need of information seekers in finding publications and wading through the large result sets that are returned from search engines. There is currently, little evidence to suggest that these interfaces are based on systematic research on requirements. In this article, we examine areas which contribute to the theory and practice of visual interfaces directly relating to the discovery and selection of publications. We bring together work from different fields in a targeted approach to assist the future creation of these interfaces.
ISSN: 1875-8789
DOI: 10.3233/ISU-150783
Rights: © IOS Press
Type: Article
Affiliation : Cyprus University of Technology 
City University London 
University of Wolverhampton 
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