SIGIA-L Mail Archives: Re: [Sigia-l] Conceptual models (again):
Re: [Sigia-l] Conceptual models (again): metaphors or categories?
From: Tanya Rabourn (rabourn_at_columbia.edu)
Date: Tue Apr 16 2002 - 18:14:09 EDT
Thomas Vander Wal wrote:
> Xerox Parc did have very helpful information on information scent posted
> and information foraging, but seem to have restricted access to that
> information. These elements are similar but do not exend quite as far
> (i.e. the metaphor breaks and other metaphors have to be used to extend
> to understanding or explaining mental models or even out to Web Services).
They seem to have disappeared in just the last few weeks. I think if you
search google for pirolli you could get them from the google cache. This
pdf is still there though:
Thomas, I'm sorry if you've already explained this and I missed it, but
what are the areas where you find information foraging theory breaking
down? (I'm not dubious, I just want someone to articulate it)
Tanya Rabourn <rabourn_at_columbia.edu>
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