The utility of controlled vocabularies within bookmark management tasks.

Shen, Siu-Tsen and Prior, Stephen D. (2012) The utility of controlled vocabularies within bookmark management tasks. In: The Fifth International Conference on Advances in Computer - Human Interactions, 30 Jan - 4 Feb 2012, Valencia, Spain.

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This research investigates the utility of adopting a controlled vocabulary approach to bookmark management. An initial user survey conducted for this research has shown that just over half the population use bookmarks to save important websites and that 75% of these people use up to three sub-levels only. The bookmark facility within all current web browsers is therefore underutilized and the argument that users need and want greater freedom and flexibility to create their own unique file structure is disputed. We conclude that users need a simple, logical and contextual system of bookmark management which complements their daily lives.

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Keywords (uncontrolled):controlled vocabulary; bookmark management; web browser; information search; information retrieval.
Research Areas:A. > School of Science and Technology > Computer and Communications Engineering
ID Code:8443
Notes on copyright:Copyright (c) IARIA 2012
Deposited On:23 Feb 2012 06:22
Last Modified:01 Oct 2015 16:38

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