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Display and Interface Design

Subtle Science, Exact Art, 1st Edition

By Kevin B. Bennett, John M. Flach

CRC Press

510 pages

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Technological advances in hardware and software provide powerful tools with the potential to design interfaces that are powerful and easy to use. Yet, the frustrations and convoluted "work-arounds" often encountered make it clear that there is substantial room for improvement. Drawn from more than 60 years of combined experience studying, implement

Table of Contents

Introduction to Subtle Science, Exact Art. A Meaning Processing Approach. The Dynamics of Situations. The Dynamics of Awareness. The Dynamics of Situation Awareness. A Framework for Ecological Interface Design. Display Design -- Building a Conceptual Base. Visual Attention and Form Perception. Semantic Mapping Versus Proximity Compatibility. Design Tutorial -- Configural graphics for Process Control. Design Tutorial -- Mobile phones and PDAs. Design Tutorial -- Command and Control. Design Principles -- Visual Momentum. Measurement. Interface Evaluation. A New Way of Seeing?

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COM079010
COMPUTERS / Social Aspects / Human-Computer Interaction
TEC017000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Health & Safety