Tobias Jordans found a wonderful page with articles and resources about “Information Architecture”. It lists links to overviews, tutorials, methods, other comprehensive sites and articles. [via Klickst Du hier]
Wiliam Denton has put together a facet-map howto:
“This paper will attempt to bridge the gap by giving procedures and advice on all the steps involved in making a faceted classification and putting it on the web. Web people will benefit by having a rigorous seven-step process to follow for creating faceted classifications, and librarians will benefit by understanding how to store such a classification on a computer and make it available on the web. The paper is meant for both webmasters and information architects who do not know a lot about library and information science, and librarians who do not know a lot about building databases and web sites.”
More on Facetmaps on the facetmap.com site.
“Any Web site should become nothing more than a set of raw data feeds while knowledge workers would be provided with a personal software tool that would allow to: 1) maintain a database of personal information. 2) selectively share that data with anybody I choose. 3) autodiscover new sources of content. 4) completely control how I view and interact with the content sources I’ve chosen. This is the right approach.” In other words, “Content providers should not be trying to guess how I want to interact with their information. They should just be providing the information. I will customize my experience as I see fit.”
»What do cognitive psychology and information architecture have in common? Actually there is a good deal of common ground between the two disciplines.«
Woody Pidcock from Boeing gives an overview:
»What are the differences between a vocabulary, a taxonomy, a thesaurus, an ontology, and a meta-model? Many organizations and companies are struggling with these terms and the ideas behind them; this set of definitions will help to clarify.«
»The best and worst of statistical graphics.«
John P. Boyd: Lecture notes, typeset in Latex, which will be passed out in chapters. Chapters will also be available as links from this homepage to Adobe .pdf files.