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Issue No.03 - March (2009 vol.42)
pp: 33-40
Peter Pirolli , Palo Alto Research Center
New models of information-seeking support systems offer two advantages: They move us from prescientific conceptual frameworks about information seeking to more rigorous scientific theories and predictive models while, at the same time, expanding the kinds of things we study and develop.
information-seeking support systems, cyberinfrastructure initiative, rational analysis, search
Peter Pirolli, "Powers of 10: Modeling Complex Information-Seeking Systems at Multiple Scales", Computer, vol.42, no. 3, pp. 33-40, March 2009, doi:10.1109/MC.2009.94
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