Table of Contents

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Human Interface, The: New Directions for Designing Interactive Systems
By Jef Raskin
Publisher: Addison Wesley
Pub Date: March 29, 2000
ISBN: 0-201-37937-6
Pages: 256

   Introduction The Importance of Fundamentals
    Chapter One.  Background
      Section 1-1.  Interface Definition
      Section 1-2.  Keep the Simple Simple
      Section 1-3.  Human-Centered Design and User-Centered Design
      Section 1-4.  Tools That Do Not Facilitate Design Innovation
      Section 1-5.  Interface Design in the Design Cycle
      Section 1-6.  Definition of a Humane Interface
    Chapter Two.  Cognetics and the Locus of Attention
      Section 2-1.  Ergonomics and Cognetics: What We Can and Cannot Do
      Section 2-2.  Cognitive Conscious and Cognitive Unconscious
      Section 2-3.  Locus of Attention
    Chapter Three.  Meanings, Modes, Monotony, and Myths
      Section 3-1.  Nomenclature and Notations
      Section 3-2.  Modes
      Section 3-3.  Noun-Verb versus Verb-Noun Constructions
      Section 3-4.  Visibility and Affordances
      Section 3-5.  Monotony
      Section 3-6.  Myth of the Beginner-Expert Dichotomy
    Chapter Four.  Quantification
      Section 4-1.  Quantitative Analyses of Interfaces
      Section 4-2.  GOMS Keystroke-Level Model
      Section 4-3.  Measurement of Interface Efficiency
      Section 4-4.  Fitts' Law and Hick's Law
    Chapter Five.  Unification
      Section 5-1.  Uniformity and Elementary Actions
      Section 5-2.  Elementary Actions Cataloged
      Section 5-3.  File Names and Structures
      Section 5-4.  String Searches and Find Mechanisms
      Section 5-5.  Cursor Design and a Strategy for Making Selections
      Section 5-6.  Cursor Position and LEAP
      Section 5-7.  Applications Abolished
      Section 5-8.  Commands and Transformers
    Chapter Six.  Navigation and Other Aspects of Humane Interfaces
      Section 6-1.  Intuitive and Natural Interfaces
      Section 6-2.  Better Navigation: ZoomWorld
      Section 6-3.  Icons
      Section 6-4.  Techniques and Help Facilities in Humane Interfaces
      Section 6-5.  Letter from a User
    Chapter Seven.  Interface Issues Outside the User Interface
      Section 7-1.  More Humane Programming Language Environments
      Section 7-2.  Modes and Cables
      Section 7-3.  Ethics and Management of Interface Design
    Chapter Eight.  Conclusion
   Appendix A.  The One-Button Mouse: History and Future
   Appendix B.  SwyftCard Interface Theory of Operation



The Humane Interface. New Directions for Designing Interactive Systems ACM Press Series
The Humane Interface. New Directions for Designing Interactive Systems ACM Press Series
ISBN: 1591403723
Year: 2000
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