Author Index

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Fidel, Raya. Who Needs Controlled Vocabulary? From: Special Libraries. 1-9 (Winter 1992)
Observation of 281 real-life searches shows that although some searchers preferred descriptors and other textwords, the decision about which type to use depended on each specific situation. Searchers' reasons for search-term selection revealed a set of rules that guided their selection.

Fleming, Jennifer. Web Navigation: Designing the User Experience. (1998)
This book offers the first in-depth look at designing web site navigation. The author offers design strategies to help uncover solutions that work for a site and audience, and is full of quotes and screen shots that deconstruct some of the most fascinating, successful, and innovative sites devised.

Frants, Valery I. Automatic Indexing of Documents. A chapter in: Automated Information Retrieval: Theory and Methods. Valery I. Frants, Jacob Shapiro, and Vladimir G. Voiskunskii. (1997)
This chapter is devoted to the consideration of various approaches to developing automatic document indexing algorithms. It does not consider empirical (manual) methods or recommendations to indexers.

Fuccella, Jeanette and Jack Pizzolato. A Divided Approach to Web Site Design: Separating Content and Visuals for Rapid Results. (June 1999)
This paper describes a way to shorten your design cycle by getting focused early user feedback on the different layers of your design.

Fuccella, Jeanette and Jack Pizzolato. Giving People What They Want: How to Involve Users in Site Design. (June 1999)
This article outlines the four step process used at IBM to ensure that a site meets user expectations and is easy to navigate.

Fuccella, Jeanette, Jack Pizzolato, and Jack Franks. Finding Out What Users Want From Your Web Site: Techniques for Gathering Requirements and Tasks. (June 1999)
Before implementing any new design or major redesign of a site, identify the appropriate tasks and requirements for the site. This paper describes five practical techniques that can be used by themselves or in concert.

Furnas, George W. Effective View Navigation. From: Proceedings of the CHI 1997 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. (March 22-27, 1997)
This paper explores the implications of rudimentary requirements for effective view navigation, namely that, despite the vastness of an information structure, the views must be small, moving around must not take too many steps and the route to any target must be discoverable.
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Furnas, George W. and Jeff Zacks. Multitrees: Enriching and Reusing Hierarchical Structure. From: Proceedings of the CHI 1994 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. (April 24-28, 1994)
This paper introduces multitrees, a new type of structure for representing information. These multitrees have subtrees, which both together provide a graphical representation of the hierarchy in the system.
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