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Author Laurel, Brenda.

Title The Art of human-computer interface design / edited by Brenda Laurel
Published Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley Pub. Co., [1990]
Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley, 1990


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Description xvi, 523 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents Introduction / Brenda Laurel and S. Joy Mountford -- Creativity and Design. Introduction / Thomas D. Erickson -- An interview with Don Norman / Howard Rheingold -- Interface and evolution of pidgins: creative design for the analytically inclined / Thomas D. Erickson -- Tools and techniques for creative design / S. Joy Mountford -- Interdisciplinary collaboration / Scott Kim -- Two disciplines in search of an interface: reflections on a design problem / Laurie Vertalney, Michael Arent and Henry Lieberman -- Designing the whole-product user interface / Laurie Vertalney and Sue Booker -- Working with interface metaphors / Thomas D. Erickson -- Consistency / Bruce Tognazzini -- Prototyping: a day in the life of an interface designer / Annette Wagner -- Some techniques for observing users / Kathleen Gomoll -- Users and Contexts. Introduction / Brenda Laurel -- Koko's MAC II: a preliminary report / Mike Clark [and others] -- Lessons from computer game design / Cris Crawford -- Interfaces for learning: what do good teachers know that we don't? / Anne Nicol -- Lessons learned from kids: one developer's point of view / Joyce Hakansson -- How I learned to stop worrying and love HyperCard: a first-person account of a paradigm shift / Jason Gervich -- A writer's desktop / Rob Swigart -- Building user-centered on-line help / Abigail Sellen and Anne Nicol -- Managing the mundane / Allen Cypher -- An environment for collaboration / Harry Vertelney -- Groupware and cooperative work: problems and prospects / Jonathan Grudin -- Sermons. Introduction / Brenda Laurel -- User interface: a personal view / Alan Kay -- Why interfaces don't work / Donald A. Norman -- User interface races: sporting competition for power users / Ben Shneiderman -- The evolution of thinking tools / Jean-Louis Gassee -- The interpersonal, interactive, interdimensional interface / Timothy Leary -- The right way to think about software design / Theodor Holm Nelson -- The noticeable difference / Nicholas Negroponte -- Technique and Technology. Introduction / S. Joy Mountford -- Animation at the interface / Ronald Baecker and Ian Small -- New uses for color / Gitta Salomon -- Recognizing the symptoms of hypertext. . . and what to do about it / Kathleen Gygi -- Adventures with hybrid systems: integrating the Macintosh interface with external devices / Tyler Blake -- A design for supporting new input devices / Michael Chen and Frank Leahy -- Gestures in human-computer communication / Gordon Kurtenbach and Eric A. Hulteen -- Talking and listening to computers / S. Joy Mountford and William W. Gaver -- Illusion in the interface / Chris Schmandt -- New Directions. Introduction / Brenda Laurel -- Hospital corners / Nicholas Negroponte -- Interface agents: metaphors with character / Brenda Laurel -- Guides: characterizing the interface / Tim Oren [and others] -- Narrative and the interface / Abbe Don -- Conversation as direct manipulation: an iconoclastic view / Susan E. Brennan -- The "natural" language of interaction: a perspective on nonverbal dialogues / Bill Buxton -- VIDEOPLACE and the interface of the future / Myron W. Krueger -- Virtual interface environments / Scott S. Fisher -- Through the looking glass / John Walker -- What's the big deal about cyberspace? / Howard Rheingold -- Realness and interactivity / Michael Naimark -- Integrating computers and television / Douglas Crockford -- Designing a new medium / Tim Oren -- POSTSCRIPT: On visions, monsters, and artificial life / Brenda Laurel -- Interface evolution: a collective timeline
Summary Deals with technologise such as cyberspace, animation, multimedia, and speech recognition. Also includes the philosophical and psychological background to creating effective interfaces
Analysis Human-computer interaction
User interfaces (Computer systems)
Notes "S. Joy Mountford ... technically supported the development of this book"
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 485-506
Credits "S. Joy Mountford, Manager of the Human Interface Group, Apple Computer Inc., conceived of and technically supported the development of this book."
Notes Also issued online
Subject Human-computer interaction.
User interfaces (Computer systems)
Human-computer interaction.
User interfaces (Computer systems)
Author Mountford, S. Joy.
Laurel, Brenda.
LC no. 90034470
ISBN 0201517973