This project discusses the scientist's workbook, a system designed to assist scientists' in their work. An overview of similar systems, such as the Memex and Xanadu, is presented. The results of a series of interviews with nine scientists are discussed. In the interviews the scientists expressed difficulty managing 'bookmarks, user defined links into the World Wide Web. This lead to the design and implementation of a system (SWB) to assist scientist with web revisitation. A number of design goals for systems that implement web-page revisitation are given, and the implementation of SWB is detailed.
SubjectsField of Research::08 - Information and Computing Sciences::0803 - Computer Software
- Engineering: Reports