Tony Russell-Rose is founder & director of UXLabs, a research and design consultancy specialising in complex search and information access applications. He is also vice-chair of the BCS Information Retrieval group and chair of the IEHF Human-Computer Interaction group. Previously Tony has led R&D teams at Canon, Reuters, Oracle, HP Labs and BT Labs. He is author of "Designing the Search Experience" (Elsevier, 2012) and publishes widely on IR, HCI and NLP.
By Tony Russell-Rose on January 20, 2012
Faceted search offers tremendous potential for transforming search experiences. It provides a flexible framework by which users can satisfy a wide variety of information needs, ranging from simple lookup and fact retrieval to complex exploratory search and discovery scenarios. In this article, we begin with a look at some of the fundamental design considerations such […]