Search User Interfaces
by Marti A. Hearst
Publisher: Cambridge University Press 2009
Number of pages: 352
Many people think designing a search user interface is as simple as copying what someone else does. There are a lot of complex issues below the surface and this is the first book to explain all of the research in a way that a practitioner can apply it. If you want to design innovative search user interfaces, you need this book close at hand at all times.
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