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Computers as Theatre

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This paperback version of Brenda Laurel's 1991 hardcover classic features a new chapter that takes the reader through virtual reality and beyond to a new level of human computer interaction that is genuinely transforming. Like its predecessor, this book presents a new theory of human-computer activity.

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Synopsis:

features a new chapter that takes the reader through virtual reality and beyond to a new level of human computer interaction that is genuinely transforming. Like its predecessor, this book presents a new theory of human-computer activity.

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Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-222) and index.

About the Author

Brenda Laurel is a researcher, writer, and consultant in the areas of interactive media and interface design.

S. Joy Mountford, manager of the Human Interface Group, Apple Computer, Inc., conceived of and technically supported the development of this book.

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Table of Contents

 1. The Nature of the Best.

 2. Dramatic Foundations, Part I: Elements of Qualitative Structure.

 3. Dramatic Foundations, Part II: Orchestrating Action.

 4. Dramatic Techniques for Orchestrating Human Response.

 5. Design Principles for Human-Computer Activity.

 6. New Directions in Human-Computer Activity.

 7. Post-Virtual Reality: After the Hype is Over. 0201550601T04062001

Product Details

ISBN:
9780201550603
Author:
Laurel, Brenda
Publisher:
Addison-Wesley Professional
Location:
Reading, Mass. :
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Computers and computer technology
Subject:
Reference - General
Subject:
Integrated Software - IBM Compatible
Subject:
Interactive Media
Subject:
Human-computer interaction
Subject:
User interfaces (computer systems)
Subject:
User Interfaces
Subject:
Interactive multimedia
Subject:
Miscellaneous Software
Subject:
Programming - Software Development
Subject:
Computers-Reference - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
no. 1
Publication Date:
19930831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
9.22x6.19x.72 in. .85 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , features a new chapter that takes the reader through virtual reality and beyond to a new level of human computer interaction that is genuinely transforming. Like its predecessor, this book presents a new theory of human-computer activity.

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