On Mar 22, 2005, at 12:44 PM, Binkley, Peter wrote:

> This looks neat. It would be fun to try to tabulate and analyze the
> choices that users make at step 5 and then, when you've got a
> sufficient
> sample, have an "I'm feeling lucky" button that gives you a search with
> the fields weighted according to the most commonly selected criteria.
> (Assuming the indexing in step 2 allows some sort of weighted
> searching,
> of course). If it works, this would save users from having to make
> microchoices before they get the "more like" results.

Yes, exactly, and I have saved your idea for future reference. Thank

Eric Lease Morgan
Head, Digital Access and Information Architecture Department
University Libraries of Notre Dame

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