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Sparks of innovation in human-computer interaction

Author: Ben Shneiderman
Publisher: Norwood, N.J Ablex Pub. Co 1995
Series: @Human computer interaction
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2. printView all editions and formats

These papers from the 10th anniversary of the Human-Computer Laboratory (HCIL) at the University of Maryland, exemplify different research methodologies, and show the maturation of human-computer  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Shneiderman
ISBN: 1567500781 9781567500783 156750079X 9781567500790
OCLC Number: 257252651
Description: xii, 387 Seiten Illustrationen 24 cm
Contents: Overview - fuel for a new discipline; introduction -supporting the process of innovation. Part 1 Direction manipulation: direct manipulation - a step beyond programming languages; a study of file manipulation by novices using commands vs. direct manipulation; remote direct manipulation - a case study of telemedicine workstation. Part 2 Menu selection: embedded menus - selecting items in context; an empirical comparison of pie vs. linear menus; time stress effects on two menu selection systems. Part 3 Hypertext: finding facts vs. browsing knowledge in hypertext systems; restructuring knowledge for an electronic encyclopaedia; the electronic teaching theatre - interactive hypermedia and mental models of the classroom. Part 4 Touchscreens: improving the accuracy of touchscreens - an experimental evaluation of three strategies; high precision touchscreens - design strategies and comparisons with a mouse; touchscreens now offer compelling uses; touchscreen interfaces for alphanumeric data entry; scheduling home control devices - a case study of the transition from the research project to a product. Part 5 Public access: guide to opportunities in volunteer archaeology - case study on the use of a hypertext system in a museum exhibit; evaluating three museum installations of a hypertext system; ACCESS at the Library of Congress; user interface consistency - an evaluation of original and revised interfaces for a video disk library. Part 6 Information visualization - dynamic queries, treemaps and the filter. Part 7 Flow metaphor: dynamic queries for information exploration - an implementation and evaluation; the dynamic home finder -evaluating dynamic queries in a real estate information exploration system; treemaps - a space-filling approach to the visualization of hierarchical information structures. Part 8 Essays and explorations: a nonanthropomorphic style guide -overcoming the Humpty Dumpty syndrome; human values and the future of technology - a declaration of responsibility; engagement and construction - educational strategies for the post-TV era; protecting rights in user interface designs; declaration in Apple vs. Microsoft; Hewlett Packard; appendix - HCIL publications; appendix - videos.
Series Title: @Human computer interaction
Responsibility: Ben Shneiderman, editor


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