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A visual UML-based conceptual model of information-seeking by computer science researchers
Año:2017
Áreas de investigación
  • Ciencias de la computación y tecnología informática
Datos
Descripción
The information-seeking process carried out by researchers is complex and full of different variables. We have represented this complexity for computer science researchers in the form of a conceptual model. The model is presented in a visual form using the UML modeling language, since it allows conveying all the complexity present in such a process with greater clarity. It has been obtained after carrying out two qualitative studies ?a focus group and semi-structured interviews? with computer science researchers. The proposed overall model is composed of 4 sub-models: of the documents used in the process, of the tasks undertaken, of the user, and of the information-seeking process context. The conceptual model proposed can serve for the purpose of better understanding the information-seeking process, for example for librarians or for software designers wanting to provide a support to such task. It can also be useful as a framework to characterize different software solutions aimed to information-seeking in research activities, and to compare them.
Internacional
Si
JCR del ISI
Si
Título de la revista
Information Processing & Management
ISSN
0306-4573
Factor de impacto JCR
3,067
Información de impacto
Volumen
53
DOI
10.1016/j.ipm.2016.10.005
Número de revista
4
Desde la página
963
Hasta la página
988
Mes
JULIO
Ranking
50/146
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Participantes
  • Autor: Cristian Moral Martos (UPM)
  • Autor: Angelica de Antonio Jimenez (UPM)
  • Autor: Xavier Ferre Grau (UPM)
Grupos de investigación, Departamentos, Centros e Institutos de I+D+i relacionados
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Ingeniería del Software
  • Centro o Instituto I+D+i: Centro de tecnología Biomédica CTB
  • Grupo de Investigación: Interacción Persona Ordenador y Sistemas Interactivos Avanzados
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