A city metaphor for supporting navigation in complex information spaces
A. Dieberger, A. U. Frank 1998 Journal of Visual Languages and Computing v9 p597-622
A major problem in modern information systems is the location and relocation of information. Appropriate navigation metaphors make modern navigation systems easier to use. This article proposes a user interface metaphor based on the structure of a city, as the city is an environment with which users are familiar.