Texte, contexte et documents numériques

Abstract : The context is a key element in the understanding of a text. This process requires the reader to build a mental representation of the content from the text. The on-screen text reading makes it particularly critical considering the apprehension of the context. Indeed, hypertext navigation allows the user, via links, to land on a text which can be a sub part of a set belonging itself to a document or a set of documents. The increasing abstraction of digital documents and in particular the loss of tactility with the document removes the usual cognitive facilities available on paper: indication of the volume of the document, the current position of the player, a part of the context. Digital Document designers must create again these facilities artificially with specific organizers. Moreover, navigation systems "focus + context" will help place the text and the document in larger groups and thus permit the reader to better understand the context related to its current position. We will present an example of a navigation system of this type and validation experience to users through an information retrieval task in a basic descriptive texts of housing. The system presented based on the principles of ancient theaters of memory that allowed to store information from a geographic space.
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Stéphane Caro Dambreville. Texte, contexte et documents numériques. Essais : revue interdisciplinaire d'Humanités, École doctorale Montaigne-Humanités/Presses universitaires de Bordeaux, 2017, Textes et contextes : entre autonomie et dépendance, pp.149-172. ⟨hal-01609064⟩



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