A metadata filter for intranet portal organizational memory information systems

Yong Gu Ji, Gavriel Salvendy

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An intranet portal is proposed as an information infrastructure to support organizational learning. Specifically, an agent-like metadata filter for easy information/knowledge retrieval in the intranet portal is suggested and tested. The metadata filter preserves the context of digital objects and presents an uncluttered window by controlling the metadata elements. An experiment using 20 participants examined whether the metadata filter reduces search and retrieval performance time (the dependent variable). The main results indicate that the metadata filter significantly (36%) improved user's performance in identifying information. The results of the study suggest that the proposed metadata filer may be an effective interface toot to improve users' performances in identifying information in an intranet portal organizational memory information system.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)525-537
Number of pages13
JournalInternational Journal of Human Computer Studies
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2002 Apr

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Software
  • Human Factors and Ergonomics
  • Education
  • Engineering(all)
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Hardware and Architecture


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