A one day workshop on many issues placed near or at the junction of IR and HCI. This meeting was hosted in Glasgow University by two BCS specialist groups and attracted a large audience for a very successful workshop. A full programme is included below.
The proceedings are available in compressed postscript (.ps.z) format (744K expanding to 8M) or HTML.
The workshop has led to a special issue of Interacting with Computers on Human Computer Interaction and Information Retrieval.
The workshop was jointly organised by the British HCI Group and the British Computer Society's Information Retrieval Specialist Group.
0945 Welcome coffee 1000 - 1030 Multilingual interfaces for IR systems: desparately looking for paradigms and examples Monnica Landoni & Forbes Gibb, Strathclyde University 1030 - 1100 Design of an IRS for users' perception of the corpus Jean-Pierre Chevallet and Laurence Nigay, CLIP-IMAG Grenoble 1100 - 1130 coffee 1130 - 1200 Using usage data in collaborative environments Matthew Chalmers, UBILAB Zurich 1200 - 1230 Use of conceptual models for a tourist information application Joe Bullock, Manchester University 1230 - 1300 Information retrieval in astronomy Clive Davenhall, Ins for Astronomy, Edinburgh University 1300 - 1400 lunch 1400 - 1430 Managing temporality in information retrieval interfaces Helen Parker and Chris Roast, Sheffeild Hallam University 1430 - 1500 Usability inspection and evaluation of interactive IR systems Mark Treglown and Janet Finlay, Huddersfield University 1500 - 1530 Cognitive aspects of information-seeking during complex learning tasks: a comparison of book and electronic versions of a medical handbook -- Joe Nicholls, Mark Howes and Rick Jones, Leeds Uni 1530 - 1600 coffee 1600 - 1630 Interfaces to support collaboration in information retrieval Mike Twidale and Dave Nichols, Lancaster University 1630 - 1700 Providing expert assistance with IR in the virtual library Procter, Banks, MacDonald, Davenport, Burnhill & Cannell Comp Sci, Edinburgh University 1700 - 1730 Information retrieval: an issue of navigation in information space -- David Benyon, Napier University 1730 Close