1st Edition

User Interface Design
Bridging the Gap from User Requirements to Design

Edited By

Larry E. Wood




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ISBN 9780849331251
Published December 2, 1997 by CRC Press
320 Pages

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Book Description

Although numerous sources document aspects of user-centered design, there are few references that consider how a designer transforms the information gathered about users and their work into an effective user interface design. This book explains just how designers bridge that gap. A group of leading experts in GUI design describe their methods in the context of specific design projects, and while the projects, processes, and methods vary considerably, the common theme is building a bridge between user requirements and user interface design.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Bridging the Design Gap, L.E. Wood
Bridging User Needs to OO GUI Prototype via Task Object Design, T. Dayton, A. McFarland, and J. Kramer
Transforming Representations in User-Centered Design, T.M. Graefe
Model-Based User Interface Design, F. Ludolph
Lightweight Techniques to Encourage Innovative User Interface Design, A. Monk
Interaction Design: Leaving the Engineering Perspective Behind, P. Nilsson, and I. Ottersten
Mind the Gap: Surviving the Dangers of User Interface Design, M. Rantzer
Transforming User-Centered Analysis into User Interface: The Redesign of Complex Legacy Systems, S. Rohlfs
Systematic Creativity: A Bridge for the Gaps in the Software Development Process, J. Scholtz and T. Salvadore
The UI War Room and Design Prism: A User Interface Design Approach from Multiple Perspectives, K.T. Simpson
Transforming User-Centered Analysis into User Interface: The Design of New-Generation Products, C. Smith
Index

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