Information Foraging Theory

Posted: October 14, 2010 in Resources
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I mentioned in class Nielsen’s very accessible explanation of Information Foraging Theory, take a moment to look it over. If you’re interested, you can find the book on amazon.com, and there are, of course, articles and conference proceedings that explain the theory as well.

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Comments
  1. Rebecca Ivic says:

    One of the biggest lessons I’ve learned about theory is that nothing is as good as a useful theory, and I think this is the case for this theory. It’s rather elegant and has a multitude of applications. Granted, I haven’t read much of the literature regarding it, but I’d like to see how current studies examine the theory. The book link is helpful as well, not to mention– affordable!