Incidental information and mobile search

Arter, D. and Buchanan, G. and Jones, M. and Harper, R. (2007) Incidental information and mobile search. In: MobileHCI '07 Proceedings of the 9th international conference on Human computer interaction with mobile devices and services. ACM, New York, pp. 413-420. ISBN 9781595938626

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Abstract

There is much interest in providing effective mobile search tools. Our focus is the value of in-situ sharing of users' mobile search activity. The QnotA prototype displays other people's queries about locations in an attempt to both provide users with an enriched sense of the places they visit, and to accommodate the limited input and output capabilities of many mobile platforms. We present the prototype and user experiences it affords. A study has been performed which allowed us to gather logged usage data and subjective participant information via diary and interview protocols. We report on findings that give insights as to the use and usefulness of the approach.

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27 Jun 2018 13:38
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