Focus+Context+Orientation with the Phaser Tool


Pacheco, Paulo and schraefel, m.c., (2002) Focus+Context+Orientation with the Phaser Tool Chalmers, Matthew and schraefel, m.c. (eds.) At User Interface Software Technology. , ---.

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Orientation is a complement to Focus + Context: it allows users to orient a domain from their knowledge of that space, and thereby to re-contextualize a new or current focus from the perspective of that knowledge. The Problem: Predetermined hierarchical organization of a domain forces a user to access that domain through one path only. That path itself may exclude the user from meaningful domain access. A Solution: In [2] schraefel proposed orientation as way to let users reorganize the dimensions of an information space dynamically to support access to a space from multiple perspectives in order to privilege what a user may already know about a domain. An Implementation: In [1] Pacheco designed the Phaser Tool as a method to support orientation.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Additional Information: Event Dates: November 2002
Venue - Dates: User Interface Software Technology, 2002-11-01
Organisations: Agents, Interactions & Complexity
ePrint ID: 257682
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2002Published
Date Deposited: 26 Jun 2003
Last Modified: 23 Feb 2017 14:36
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URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/257682

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