Understanding mobile information needs
- Publisher: Association for Computing Machinery
Diary study | Mobile | Information needs | Intent | Information behavior | Mobile computing | Online information services--Use studies
In this paper we describe the results of a four-week diary study of mobile information needs, focusing on the intent behind mobile needs and the importance on context on such
needs. We identified three key intents among diary entries: informational, geographical and personal information management (PIM). Furthermore, we found many of these information needs have high temporal and location dependencies.