Navigating Web Sites: Considering Navigational and Semantic Constraints

Carlsen, Joachim; Hannemyr, Gisle (2005). Navigating Web Sites: Considering Navigational and Semantic Constraints. Proceedings of IRIS28. Kristiansand, Norway, August 6-9, 2005.

Abstract:
Two approaches for website design: The open and strongly hyperlinked structure associated with "information architecture" and a more closed approach based upon narrative techniques are compared through analysis and user observation. As a result, a hybrid approach to website design, known as the reformulated accordion structure, is suggested.
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Authors:
Carlsen, Joachim; Hannemyr, Gisle