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The Significance of Linking

Lewis, P.H., Hall, W, Carr, L.A. and DeRoure, D. (1999) The Significance of Linking ACM Computing Surveys, 31, (4es)

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The link has been central to the idea of hypertext since its inception and continues to enjoy widespread popularity. This paper briefly explores the history of links and draws a distinction between navigation and retrieval in information handling. The value of information content in certain navigation and retrieval tasks is examined and the challenges of extending content based retrieval and navigation to non-text media are identified. Finally, the goal of more versatile content and concept based navigation is discussed.

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Published date: December 1999
Additional Information: Electronic Journal.
Organisations: Web & Internet Science


Local EPrints ID: 254241
PURE UUID: dc6353c6-6975-4052-9124-10f7271038a5
ORCID for W Hall: ORCID iD
ORCID for L.A. Carr: ORCID iD
ORCID for D. DeRoure: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 09 Jan 2001
Last modified: 24 Jul 2017 16:42

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Author: P.H. Lewis
Author: W Hall ORCID iD
Author: L.A. Carr ORCID iD
Author: D. DeRoure ORCID iD

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