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Usability : turning technologies into tools

Author: Paul S Adler; Terry Winograd
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The study addresses the subject of how automated systems can be designed to enhance the manner in which people use them.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul S Adler; Terry Winograd
ISBN: 0195075102 9780195075106
OCLC Number: 24872501
Description: xi, 208 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The Usability Challenge / Paul Adler and Terry Winograd --
Design for Usability : Crafting a Strategy for the Design of a New Generation of Xerox Copiers / John Rheinfrank --
An Approach to Designing Effective Systems / Charles Kukla [and others] --
Skill-Based Design : Productivity, Learning, and Organization Effectiveness / Hal Salzman --
Scandinavian Design : On Participation and Skill / Pelle Ehn --
Work at the Interface : Advanced Manufacturing Technology and Job Design / Martin Corbett --
Enacting Design for the Workplace / John Seely Brown and Paul Duguid.
Responsibility: edited by Paul S. Adler, Terry A. Winograd.
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