Role of Naive Ontology in Search and Learn Processes for Domain Novices
In this paper we propose to see the information seeking behaviour of domain novices as search and learn processes. We explore the concept of naïve ontology as the bases for designing browsing/navigation interface of search and learn for domain novices of digital libraries. Naïve ontology is a type of information access interface which allows domain novices to refine their knowledge interactively by acquiring information chunk-by-chunk as they encounter it in digital libraries. Through elicitation and analysis of search and learn processes of domain novices in history and geography, we identified several implications for designing naïve ontology.
Keywordsknowledge acquisition search and learn naïve ontology information access interface browsing
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