Clip, connect, clone
Combining application elements to buildcustom interfaces for information access
1Meme Media Laboratory, Hokkaido University
2Department of Computer Science, University of Copenhagen
Many applications provide a form-like interface for requesting information: the user fills in some fields, submits the form, and the application presents corresponding results.
Such a procedure becomes burdensome if (1) the user must submit many different requests, for example in pursuing a trial-and-error search; (2) results from one application are to be used as inputs for another, requiring the user to transfer them by hand; or (3) the user wants to compare results, ...