Accession Number : ADP003489

Title :   User-Friendly Software: The Role of the User,

Corporate Author : ESSEX CORP ALEXANDRIA VA

Personal Author(s) : Callahan,E.

Report Date : 16 NOV 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : This paper presents a definition of the term user-friendly as it relates to computer software-human interaction. The software generation process, the various types of computer software users, and the role users should play in the software generation process are described. The author strongly recommends direct involvement on the part of the user(s) of computer software systems. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Computer programs, *Man computer interface, User needs, Human factors engineering, Data processing, Computers, Patterns, Utilization, Computer programming, Programming languages, Comprehension, Input output processing, Computer operators

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE