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ERIC Number: EJ601997
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0306-4573
Task Complexity, Problem Structure and Information Actions: Integrating Studies on Information Seeking and Retrieval.
Vakkari, Pertti
Information Processing & Management, v35 n6 p819-37 1999
Analyzes certain features of work tasks and relates these features to types of information people are looking for and using in their tasks, patterning of search strategies for obtaining information and relevance assessments in choosing retrieved documents. The major claim is that these information activities are systematically connected to task complexity and structure of the problem at hand. (Contains 70 references.)(AEF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Note: Special issue: "Information Seeking in Context (ISIC)."