Synopses & Reviews
* Two in-depth case studies illustrating methods of usability analysis and an exercise in innovative design. * The authors' support pages for this book , including Instructor's Guide (new 2/27/96) System designers and software professionals will welcome the book's focus on methods which have been tried and tested in real applications. Students of human-computer interaction and software engineering will benefit from the practical guidelines it offers for effective interface design.
From multimedia workstations to hand-held PDAs, from VR headsets to networked PCs - the modern computer is predominantly interactive. Today's designers and software engineers need to adopt a user-centred approach to system design. Newman and Lamming present a comprehensive guide to modern design techniques using proven methods and realistic applications.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 445-455) and index.