The Psychology of Information Access.

Fall 1996, Wednesdays 2:30-5:00

Peter Foltz

This course will cover a variety of issues about how we access information. It will investigate how we encode, store and retrieve information both from our own memory and from external sources such as our desks, computer file systems, colleagues, and information retrieval and filtering systems. As such, the course will cover a variety of areas including, cognitive modeling, social psychology, anthropology, computer science and information retrieval.

Some of the topics and questions that will be covered:

Readings and Syllabus:

Syllabus and readings for the course.

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