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Issue No. 03 - March (2009 vol. 42)
ISSN: 0018-9162
pp: 42-46
Ed H. Chi , Palo Alto Research Center
ABSTRACT
For reasons ranging from obligation to curiosity, users have a strong inclination to seek information from others during the search process. Search systems using statistical analytics over traces left behind by others can help support the search experience.
INDEX TERMS
information-seeking support systems, social computing, human-computer interaction, Web 2.0
CITATION
Ed H. Chi, "Information Seeking Can Be Social", Computer, vol. 42, no. , pp. 42-46, March 2009, doi:10.1109/MC.2009.87
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