Accession Number : ADA141023

Title :   User Centered System Design. Part 2. Collected Papers from the UCSD HMI Project.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.

Corporate Author : CALIFORNIA UNIV SAN DIEGO LA JOLLA INST FOR COGNITIVE SCIENCE

PDF Url : ADA141023

Report Date : Mar 1984

Pagination or Media Count : 102

Abstract : This report is a collection of recent papers by the Human-Machine Interaction group at the University of California, San Diego. Contents includes: Stages and Levels in Human-Machine Interaction; The Nature of Expertise in UNIX; Users in the Real World; Constructive Interaction: A Method for Studying User-Computer-User Interaction; Formalizing Task Descriptions for Command Specification and Documentation; Problems in Evaluation of Human-Computer Interfaces: A Cast Study; Planning Nets: A Framework for Analyzing User-Computer Interactions; Activity Scripts; Describe: Environments for Specifying Commands and Retrieving Information by Elaboration; Caveats on the Use of Expert Systems; and Software Engineering for User Interfaces.

Descriptors :   *Man computer interface, *Human factors engineering, *Man machine systems, User needs, User manuals, Computer program documentation, Performance(Human), Trade off analysis, Workload, Semantics, Instructional materials, Symposia, Reports

Subject Categories : Information Science
      Computer Programming and Software
      Human Factors Engineering & Man Machine System

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE