Accidental Information Discovery: Cultivating Serendipity in by Tammera M. Race,Stephann Makri

By Tammera M. Race,Stephann Makri

Accidental info Discovery: Cultivating Serendipity within the electronic Age presents readers with an attractive dialogue at the methods serendipity—defined because the unintended discovery of valued information—plays a huge position in artistic problem-solving.

This insightful source brings jointly discussions on serendipity and knowledge discovery, learn in computing device and data technological know-how, and fascinating suggestions at the artistic technique. 5 thorough chapters discover the importance of serendipity in creativity and innovation, the features of serendipity-friendly instruments and minds, and the way destiny discovery environments could motivate serendipity.

  • Examines serendipity in a multidisciplinary context
  • Bridges concept and practice
  • Explores electronic info landscapes of the longer term with essays from present researchers
  • Brings the idea that of unintentional discovery and its worth entrance and center

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