8 Glossary


8 Glossary

Adaptive interface
interface which adapts automatically to the user 's habits.
Information farming
continuous, co- operative information collection activity conducted by groups of individuals working together in order to accomplish changing individual and communal objectives.
Information manufacturing
activity of exploiting information including the acquisition, processing, assembly and maintenance of information.
Information mining
information extraction activity in which the target is a valuable resource which has to be extracted effectively and refined.
Portal
Web site whose main function is to provide access to other Web sites.
Precision
number of targets accessed by the subject divided by the number of pages opened by the subject.
Recall
number of targets accessed by the subject divided by the number of existing targets.
Target
relevant document, reference or piece of information.
Task
goal to be achieved in a given environment by means of (physical) actions or (mental) operations with or without the use of tools.
Wap (Wireless Access Protocol)
protocol for accessing information networks via mobile telephones or personal assistants (PDAs).
Web (World Wide Web)
protocol for accessing the Internet information network which makes it possible to establish links between data stored on remote computers.



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