Wednesday, July 15, 2009

New Book - Search User Interfaces

This book by Marti Hearst presents the state of the art of search interface design, based on both academic research and deployment in commercial systems.

Topics include:
  • How to Design Search User Interfaces
  • How to Evaluate Search User Interfaces
  • Models of the Information Seeking Process
  • Search Interfaces Fundamentals, including:
    • Query Specification
    • Presentation of Search Results
    • Query Reformulation
  • Advanced Topics, including:
    • Integrating Navigation with Search
    • Personalization in Search
    • Information Visualization and Search
    • Mobile Search
    • Social Search
    • Multimedia Search
This book will be available on paper in September, but is available to be read online, free of charge. Read it!

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