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New Technology of Library and Information Service  2009, Vol. 3 Issue (2): 56-61    DOI: 10.11925/infotech.1003-3513.2009.02.10
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An Empirical Analysis of Web Directory Searching Interface Based on Cognitive Styles
Ke Qing   Sun Jianjun   Cheng Ying
(Department of Information Management,Nanjing University, Nanjing 210093,China)
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Abstract  

Some searching interface design principles based on cognitive style models are provided. Selecting Google as testing object, the paper analyzes styles of searching interface, organization of main categories and sub catecories, listing of hit Webs, presentation of searching results and showing of relevant categories. Some improvements are also provided for Google interface.

Key wordsCognitive styles      Human-computer interface      Directory searching      Google     
Received: 30 October 2008      Published: 25 February 2009
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TP393

 
Corresponding Authors: Ke Qing     E-mail: keqing@nju.edu.cn
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Ke Qing,Sun Jianjun,Cheng Ying. An Empirical Analysis of Web Directory Searching Interface Based on Cognitive Styles. New Technology of Library and Information Service, 2009, 3(2): 56-61.

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http://manu44.magtech.com.cn/Jwk_infotech_wk3/EN/10.11925/infotech.1003-3513.2009.02.10     OR     http://manu44.magtech.com.cn/Jwk_infotech_wk3/EN/Y2009/V3/I2/56

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