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Informatics 2015, 2(1), 1-3; doi:10.3390/informatics2010001

Human–Information Interaction—A Special Issue of the Journal of Informatics

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Department of Computer Science, Western University, London, Ontario, N6A 5B7, Canada
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Faculty of Information and Media Studies, Western University, London, Ontario, N6A 5B7, Canada
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Received: 24 March 2015 / Revised: 24 March 2015 / Accepted: 24 March 2015 / Published: 24 March 2015
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Human–Information Interaction)
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Every day, people from different professions and disciplines need to use information to make decisions, plan courses of action, discover patterns in big data, solve problems, analyze situations, make sense of phenomena, learn new concepts, make forecasts about future trends, and so on. People whose professions involve the frequent or continual performance of such activities include scientists, healthcare specialists, medical researchers, librarians, journalists, engineers, stock brokers, archeologists, educators, social scientists, and others—i.e., the so-called knowledge workers. As the amount and complexity of information is on the rise, it is becoming more important to understand how humans use and interact with information to support their everyday tasks and activities. [...] View Full-Text
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Sedig, K.; Parsons, P. Human–Information Interaction—A Special Issue of the Journal of Informatics. Informatics 2015, 2, 1-3.

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