September 24th, 2009

Dynamic Taxonomies and Faceted Search:
UI design


I contributed to the user interface design chapter in the recent Springer book “Dynamic Taxonomies and Faceted Search – Theory, Practice, and Experience” (online version) edited by Giovanni Maria Sacco and Yannis Tzitzikas. Based on a definition of core principles and challenges, the chapter presents a taxonomy of navigation modes observed in existing applications. On that basis, design patterns for enabling these navigation modes in user interfaces as well as extensions and related approaches are discussed. The chapter closes with a section on personalizing faceted search.

The book itself covers a wide range of topics and current research questions related to Dynamic Taxonomies and Faceted Search from an academic point of view.

You can find a pre-print version of the User Interface Design chapter here. Thanks also to my co–authors Sébastian Ferré, Saverio Perugini, Jonathan Koren and Yi Zhang!

January 24th, 2008

FIND’08: 2nd international workshop on Dynamic Taxonomies and Faceted Search

I would like to make you aware of the workshop of interest for anybody into faceted search and related topics:

FIND ’08: 2nd international workshop on Dynamic Taxonomies and Faceted Search

Torino, Italy, September 1-5, 2008 (in conjunction with DEXA 2008)

Important Dates:

Submission of papers: 15 March 2008 Notification of acceptance: 20 April 2008 Camera-ready copies: 15 May 2008

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