User Interface Design and Evaluation

ISBN-10: 0120884364

ISBN-13: 9780120884360

Edition: 2005

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Based on the most well known distance learning course in the field, this text offers all the skills necessary for iterative user centered design - including evaluation and persuasion - for the professionals who aim to improve user interaction for all the rest of us.
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List price: $80.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 3/22/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 704
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.948
Language: English

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How to gather requirements : some techniques to use
Finding out about the users and the domain
Finding out about tasks and work
Requirements gathering : knowledge of user interface design
Thinking about requirements and describing them
Case study on requirements : Tokairo, part 1
Work reengineering and conceptual design
Design guidance and design rationale
Interaction design
Interaction styles
Choosing interaction devices : hardware components
Choosing interaction elements : software components
Moving from choosing components into design areas
Case study on design : Tokairo, part 2
Designing a graphical user interface (GUI)
Designing for the Web
The design of embedded computer systems and small devices
Case study on requirements, design, and evaluation : NATS
Why evaluate the usability of user interface designs?
Deciding on what you need to evaluate : the strategy
Planning who, what, when, and where
Deciding how to collect data
Final preparations for the evaluation
Analysis and interpretation of user observation evaluation data
Inspections of the user interface
Variations and more comprehensive evaluations
Communicating and using findings
Winning and maintaining support for user-centered design
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