Web Refinding Support System Based on Process Recollective Activity

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Masashi Toda 1,*

1. Center for Multimedia and Information Technologies, Kumamoto University , Kumamoto , Japan

* Corresponding author.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5815/ijitcs.2012.05.01

Received: 17 Aug. 2011 / Revised: 9 Dec. 2011 / Accepted: 3 Feb. 2012 / Published: 8 May 2012

Index Terms

Web refinding, process-recollective, human-memory


The recent growth of search technology has enabled people to find information more easily. However, most people need to refind information on a daily basis. Finding and refinding are different activities and require different types of support. However, current refinding support systems don't consider this point. This has caused several problems: PVR, loss of contextual information, and difference in search experiences. We discuss these problems and their solutions from a cognitive perspective. We propose a process-recollective refinding support system based on this discussion. We demonstrate a novel approach to refinding information on the web and a specific system as an example.

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Masashi Toda, "Web Refinding Support System Based on Process Recollective Activity", International Journal of Information Technology and Computer Science(IJITCS), vol.4, no.5, pp.1-7, 2012. DOI:10.5815/ijitcs.2012.05.01


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