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Language and communication : essential concepts for user interface and documentation design

Author: Agnes Kukulska-Hulme
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
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This text proposes a different approach to computer interface design. It explains why the user-friendly interface is treated with such derision, and argues that software and hardware designers should consider such language concepts as meaning, context, function, variety, and equivalence.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Kukulska-Hulme, Agnes, 1959-
Language and communication.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1999
(DLC) 97041640
(OCoLC)37725600
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Agnes Kukulska-Hulme
ISBN: 1423762541 9781423762546 1602561443 9781602561441 128045301X 9781280453014
OCLC Number: 65189368
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 162 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Part I: Introduction and Foundation; Part II: Essential Language Concepts and the User Interface; Part III: Languages for Special Purposes and Functions; Part IV: Summary and Recommendations; Appendix: Language Resources and Further Readings; Bibliography; Subject Index; User Interface Index.
Responsibility: Agnes Kukulska-Hulme.
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