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ERIC Number: EJ465765
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0002-8231
A Graphical Filter/Flow Representation of Boolean Queries: A Prototype Implementation and Evaluation.
Young, Degi; Shneiderman, Ben
Journal of the American Society for Information Science, v44 n6 p327-39 Jul 1993
Literature showing the disadvantages of Boolean logic in online searching is reviewed, and research comparing the Filter/Flow visual interface (i.e., a graphical representation of Boolean operators) with a text-only interface is described. A significant difference in the total number of correct queries is reported that favored Filter/Flow. (16 references) (EAM)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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