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People & Computers V: Proceedings of the Fifth Conference of the BCS Human-Computer Interaction Specialist Group

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These papers detail the theoretical basis and methodical practice of HCI, the interaction of HCI with other disciplines, and individual relevance. This book is a comprehensive guide to the current research in HCI which will be essential reading for all researchers, designers and manufacturers whose work impinges on this rapidly moving field. Contributions are included from leading researchers and designers in both industry and academia.

Table of Contents

1. Preface Russel Winder; 2. Editorial Alistair Sutcliffe and Linda Macaulay; Part I. Conference Theme Invited Keynote Paper: 3. Conceptions of the discipline of HCI: craft, applied science, and engineering John Long and John Dowell; Part II. Other Invited Keynote Papers: 4. Feeding the interface eaters John M. Carroll; 5. Judging software design Ernest Edmonds; 6. Designing systems to match organisational reality Ken Eason; 7. UIMS: promises, failures and trends Joelle Coutaz; Part III. Invited Plenary Debate Papers: 8. Integrating cognitive and system models in human computer interaction Phil Barnard and Michael Harrison; 9. Bugs: the issue facing HCI Harlod Thimbleby; 10. Giving HCI away Dan Diaper; Part IV. Design Methods 1 - Requirements and Task Analysis: 11. From users to dialogues: enabling to build an adaptive, intelligent system Helen Tang, Nigel Major and Rod Rivers; 12. A family of task models for interface design Ray Waddington and Peter Johnson; Part V. User Interface Management Systems: 13. Dialogue specification in the gradient dialogue systems J. L. Alty and J. Mullin; 14. A new user interface architecture Yigal Hoffner, John Dobson and David Iggulden; 15. Exploratory user interface design using scenarios and prototypes Mark van Harmelen; Part VI. HCI Tools and Applications: 16. A software development environment for end-users R. J. Hendley and N. Jurascheck; 17. Evaluating a colour coding programming support tool Darren Van Laar; 18. The wizard's apprentice: a program to help analyse natural language dialogues Dan Diaper; 19. Meun-based extensions to GNU emacs Russell A. Ritchie and George R. S. Weir; Part VII. Design Methods 2 - IKBS and user centred design: 20. A client-centred methodology for building expert systems Andrew Basden; 21. Developing a user requirements specification for IKBS design K. R. Howey, M. R. Wilson andS. Hannigan; Part VIII. Hypertext and Hypermedia: 22. Extending hypertext for learning: an investigation of access and guidance tools Nick Hammond and Lesley Allinson; 23. Towards a rapid prototyping environment for interface design: desirable features suggested by the electronic spreadsheet Thomas T. Hewett; 24. Memoirs: a personal multimedia information system M. W. Lansdale, D. R. Young and C. A. Bass; Part IX. Evaluation 1 - Concepts and Methods: 25. A 'late' evaluation of a messaging system design and the 'target' of 'early' evaluation methods John Dowell and John Long; 26. Evaluation for design Peter Wright and Andrew F. Monk; 27. An evaluation of the usability of a human factors based requirements capture methodology Chris Fowler, Linda Macaulay, Adrian Castell and Andrew Hutt; Part X. Evaluation 2 - Tools and Practice: 28. Systems monitoring: garbage generator or basis for comprehensive evaluation system? 29. Direct manipulation prototype user interface monitoring Miles Macleod; 30. An integrated approach to monitoring the behaviour and performance of inference systems Mike Brayshaw, John Domingue and Tim Rajan; 31. HIMS: a tool for HCI evaluations C. J. Theaker, R. Phillips, T. M. E. Frost and W. R. Love; Part XI. Cognitive Ergonomics: 32. Cognitive dimensions of notations T. R. G. Green; 33. Relating ideal and non-ideal verbalised knowledge to performance Philip Barnard, Judi Ellis and Allan MacLean; 34. Exploiting natural intelligence: towards the development of effective environments for learning to program T. Boyle and B. Drazkowski; 35. Skill levels and strategic differences in plan comprehension and implementation in programming Simon P. Davies.

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Cambridge University Press
Sutcliffe, Alistair G.
Macaulay, Linda
Hammersley, P.
Sutcliffe, Alistair G.
Sutcliffe, Alistair
Macaulay, Linda
British Computer Society
Computer Architecture
System design
Man-machine systems.
General Computers
Interactive multimedia
Social Aspects - General
Computers-Reference - General
British Computer Society Workshop Series
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