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Processing of visible language 2

Author: Paul A Kolers; Merald Ernest Wrolstad; H Bouma; University of Toronto.; Ontario Institute for Studies in Education.
Publisher: New York : Plenum Press, ©1980.
Series: NATO conference series., III,, Human factors ;, v. 13.
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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul A Kolers; Merald Ernest Wrolstad; H Bouma; University of Toronto.; Ontario Institute for Studies in Education.
ISBN: 0306405768 9780306405761
OCLC Number: 7099393
Notes: Rev. papers presented at a conference held at Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Sept. 3-7, 1979, sponsored by the University of Toronto and the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education.
Description: xvii, 616 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Principles of writing systems within the frame of visual communication (Tutorial paper).- English shorthand systems and abbreviatory conventions: A psychological perspective.- Remarks on ancient Egyptian writing with emphasis on its mnemonic aspects.- The Korean writing system: An alphabet? a syllabary? a logography?.- A structure for nontextual communications (Tutorial paper).- The syntax of pictorial instructions.- Making newspaper graphs fit to print.- Some problems of illustration.- Islamic calligraphy: Meaning and symbol.- Usability: The criterion for designing written information (Tutorial paper).- Wholistic models of feature analysis in word recognition: A critical examination.- Developmental trends in the perception of textual cohesion.- Structuring an internal representation of text: A basis of literacy.- Graphic aspects of complex texts: Typography as macro-punctuation.- Pictures and the real thing (Tutorial paper).- The influence of texture gradients on relief interpretation from isopleth maps.- The acquisition and processing of cartographic information: Some preliminary experimentation.- Graph reading abilities of thirteen-year-olds.- Interpreting directions from graphic displays: Spatial frames of reference.- The presentation of text and graphics (Tutorial paper).- Spacing of characters on a television display.- Optimal segmentation for sentences displayed on a video screen.- Text enhancement and structuring in computer conferencing.- Towards an electronic journal.- Human performance in computer aided writing and documentation.- Human-computer interactive systems: A state-of-the-art review (Tutorial paper).- Simultaneous speech transcription and TV captions for the deaf.- Pictorial recognition and teaching the blind to draw.- Telidon Videotex and user-related issues.- Human factors and VDT design.- Theory of representation: Three questions (Tutorial paper).- Textual literacy: An outline sketch of psychological research on reading and writing.- Anaphoric relations, comprehension and readability.- Communicating with computers.- Towards a model for picture and word processing.- The basic test of the graph: A matrix theory of graph construction and cartography.- Name index.
Series Title: NATO conference series., III,, Human factors ;, v. 13.
Responsibility: edited by Paul A. Kolers, Merald E. Wrolstad and Herman Bouma.

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