Improving the Informative



How does a top chef cook a meal with a unique and savory flavor? How does a traveler plan a trip with the shortest travel time to visit a friend living several hours away? Information, such as a recipe or a map, can be the input to an active process that produces better output than would be obtained without these inputs.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Information and Library ScienceUniversity of North CarolinaChapel HillUSA

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