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Re: [Sigia-l] Relationship between Search and Browse- corrected link

From: Donna M. Fritzsche (donnamarie_at_amichi.info)
Date: Thu Mar 27 2003 - 09:53:23 EST


Avi, I agree with your statements and thank you for posting a valuable link.
I'm just correcting a typo in the link:

To see Avi's thinking go to:
<http://www.searchtools.com/info/faceted-metadata.html>

Donna

At 5:28 PM -0800 3/26/03, Avi Rappoport wrote:
>I am a huge fan of faceted metadata search/browse integration, a la
>Marti Hearst. I think multidimensional taxonomies are the only way
>to properly represent content, there is never a single right way to
>address user needs.
>
>Faceted metadata search is easiest to implement when the attributes
>are already there, such as catalog databases, otherwise there's a
>big faceted classification hurdle to get over. The results are
>amazingly usable. I think this fulfills your criteria of narrowing
>functions to mirror content structure, without limiting the
>narrowing to a single direction.
>
>My thinking on this is at
><http://www.searchtools.com/info/facted-metadata.html>, please let
>me know if you have other good examples or questions.
>
>Avi
>
>At 11:19 AM +0000 3/26/03, Clifton Evans at Infostyling wrote:
>>I would think that aligning search functionality with browsing
>>would be best achieved with the use of narrowing functions or
>>filters that mirror the content structure.
>>
>>Sound about right?
>>
>>Clifton.
>>SIA @ Object1
>>
>>
>>>My interest is piqued by Christina's point 11 ("these go to eleven"?).
>>>
>>>I would love to see people's examples of sites that
>>>understand/exploit/maximize the "relationship between browse and
>>>search."
>>>
>>>I value good search and I value good browse interfaces, but I'm
>>>not sure exactly what a good relationship between the two would be.
>>>
>>>-Laura
>>>
>>>>Christina Wodtke wrote:
>>>>11. You have to value search and browse and their relationship,
>>>>and moreover
>>>>be able to design for that relationship.
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